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Understanding Interactions With Decadron

Pimecrolimus
Using Decadron with pimecrolimus may increase your risk for Decadron side effects, such as infections. This interaction is more likely to occur with high Decadron doses or long-term Decadron use. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these drugs together.
 
Praziquantel
Decadron may decrease the levels of praziquantel in your blood, potentially making it less effective. In general, these medicines should not be used together.
 
Ranolazine
Decadron may decrease the levels of ranolazine in your blood, potentially making it less effective. In general, these drugs should not be used together.
 
Roflumilast
Decadron can weaken the immune system. Because roflumilast could increase this Decadron effect, it is generally recommended that these medications not be taken together. However, this interaction is only a concern with long-term Decadron use.
 
Romidepsin
Decadron may decrease the levels of romidepsin in your blood, potentially making it less effective. These medications should generally not be used together.
 
Salicylates
Combining salicylates with Decadron can increase your risk for gastrointestinal bleeding or ulcers. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Tadalafil
Decadron may decrease the levels of tadalafil in your blood, potentially making it less effective. These medicines should generally not be used together if tadalafil is being used for pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs). Your healthcare provider may choose to give you a higher tadalafil dose if you are using it for erectile dysfunction.
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