Drug Interactions With Indacaterol Maleate

When certain drugs are used in combination with indacaterol maleate, interactions could occur. Some of the medications that may react with indacaterol maleate include certain corticosteroids, diuretics, and beta blockers. Taking these medications together could increase your risk for dangerous side effects. To reduce the risk of complications, tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are using before starting treatment with indacaterol maleate.

An Overview of Indacaterol Maleate Interactions

Indacaterol maleate (Arcapta™) may interact with several other medications. Some of the drugs that may react with indacaterol maleate include but are not limited to:
  • Certain diuretics ("water pills"), such as:
  • Corticosteroids, such as:
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), such as:
  • Other long-acting beta agonists, such as:
  • QT-prolonging medications (drugs that have a certain effect on the heart rhythm)
  • Theophylline (Uniphyl®, Theocron®, TheoCap®, Theo-24®, Elixophyllin®)
  • Tricyclic antidepressants, such as:

Indacaterol Maleate Drug Information

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