Duromine Drug Interactions

Drug InteractionsPeople should exercise caution when using duromine as it can interact with a host of other medications.

People who are using sympathomimetic agents should use Duromine with extreme caution. If they are taking hypoglacaemic drugs or insulin, they need to proceed with caution.

Duromine has been shown to interact negatively with drugs such as guanethidine, methyldopa and clonidine and this can reduce the hypotensive effects. Hypertensive problems can occur with monoamine oxidase blockers, due to the use of Duromine.

Serotonin levels may increase if Duromine is used with drugs to block these serotonin levels. People who use these drugs should indicate this information to their doctor.

If people are taking hormones for the thyroid and uses Duromine, there is the possibility that it can increase the stimulation of the central nervous system. This is also the same with alcohol as it can increase the central nervous side effects such as light-headedness, dizziness and confusion.

Duromine may interact with drugs such as Dexfenfluramine, fenfluramine, furazolidone, or MAOIs (eg, phenelzine). It is also shown to interact negatively with serotonin inhibitors or reduce the effectiveness of drugs such as fluoxetine, guanethidine and guanadrel.

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