This medication may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects.
To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist.
Drugs with known interactions:
- Other NSAIDs
- Salicylates (e.g. aspirin)
- Decreased sodium excretion
- Decreased control of blood pressure
- Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
- Increased risk of hypoglycemia
If you experience an adverse drug interaction, stop taking this drug and continue taking your other medication. Inform your doctor immediately to reevaluate your treatment plan. Your dose may need to be adjusted, substituted with another drug, or discontinue using the drug.
Does food or alcohol interact with this drug?
The absorption rate is slightly decreased with food, however, taking it with a meal prevents gastrointestinal distress. This drug should not be taken with alcohol as it may increase the risk of gastrointestinal ulceration, bleeding, and hepatotoxicity.
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding food-drug interactions.
What health conditions may interact with this drug?
This drug may interact with underlying conditions. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. Therefore, it is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have, especially:
- Active bronchial asthma
- Nasal polyps
- Uncontrolled hypertension
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Other cardiovascular diseases
- Gastrointestinal diseases
- Peptic ulcer disease (PUD)
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Conditions that require surgery
- Renal or hepatic impairment
- Women with fertility issues or are undergoing treatment
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding specific health conditions.