Apriso Drug Interactions
If certain medications are taken together with Apriso, drug interactions may occur that could increase your risk of developing side effects. Some of the medications that may cause a negative interaction include thioguanine, azathioprine, and mercaptopurine. In order to help prevent drug interactions, make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking before starting ulcerative colitis treatment with Apriso.
Apriso™ (mesalamine) can potentially interact with a few other medicines. Some of these medicines that may lead to Apriso drug interactions include:
- Digoxin (Digitek®, Lanoxin®)
- H2 blockers, such as:
- Mercaptopurine (Purinethol®)
- Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), including:
- Thioguanine (Tabloid®)
- The varicella virus vaccine (Varivax®) or varicella, measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (ProQuad®).