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Sylatron Drug Interactions

Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before combining Sylatron with other drugs, as negative and potentially serious interactions may occur. A few of the medications that may cause problems include methadone, aldesleukin, and zidovudine. Some of these reactions may increase the levels of certain drugs in the blood, potentially leading to serious side effects.

An Overview of Interactions With Sylatron

Sylatron™ (peginterferon alfa-2b) may react with several other medications. Some of the drugs that may interact with Sylatron include but are not limited to:
 
 

Sylatron Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when Sylatron is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Aldesleukin
Interferons like Sylatron may increase the risk for aldesleukin side effects. In general, aldesleukin should not be combined with interferon medications.
 
Fluoxetine
Sylatron may decrease the level of fluoxetine in the blood, making it less effective. Check with your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
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