Rozerem Interactions

When alcohol and other drugs are taken at the same time with Rozerem, interactions can potentially occur. These drug interactions can significantly increase the levels of Rozerem in the blood, which also increases the risk of developing side effects. Medications that can lead to Rozerem interactions include: fluvoxamine, ketoconazole, and rifampin, among others.

Rozerem Drug Interactions: An Overview

Rozerem® (ramelteon) can potentially interact with many drugs. Some of the drugs that may lead to Rozerem interactions include:
 

Rozerem Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Rozerem is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
When alcohol and Rozerem are taken at the same time, Rozerem may increase the effects of the alcohol. It is, therefore, recommended that you do not drink alcohol when taking Rozerem.
 
Donepezil
Donepezil may increase the level of Rozerem in the blood, increasing the risk for Rozerem side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Doxepin
Doxepin may increase the level of Rozerem in the blood, increasing the risk for side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
  
Fluconazole (Diflucan)
Taking Rozerem with fluconazole can increase the level of Rozerem in the blood, increasing your chance of developing side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these two medications together.
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