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November 24, 2018
Practitioners have known for almost 2 decades that oral contraceptives consistently and substantially reduce the serum concentrations of lamotrigine and may reduce seizure control.
October 18, 2018
The combined use of valproic acid and a carbapenem is likely to occur in patients with central nervous system infections resulting from head trauma or surgical procedures; serious systemic infections, including pneumonia; and generalized seizure disorders.
September 23, 2018
The antibacterial agent linezolid is a nonselective inhibitor of monoamine oxidase (MAO), and when it is combined with serotonergic agents, it has been associated with serotonin syndrome. A recent case of serotonin syndrome was reported with concur- rent use of linezolid and methadone.
July 20, 2018
June 13, 2018
Endothelin antagonists—ambrisentan (Letairis), bosentan (Tracleer), and macitentan (Opsumit)—are indicated to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. Although these drugs have similar pharmacologic activity, they differ in their potential for their plasma concentrations to be altered by other medications.
May 27, 2018
Isolated cases of serotonin syndrome have been reported in patients using triptans and SNRIs or SSRIs.