Oleptro Warnings and Precautions
Who Should Not Take Oleptro?You should not take Oleptro if you:
- Are allergic to Oleptro, trazodone, or any of the inactive components used to make the medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Are taking linezolid (Zyvox®) or intravenous methylene blue. Oleptro should not be started in people taking linezolid or IV methylene blue, but a person already taking Oleptro may be given linezolid or methylene blue, if absolutely necessary, and only with very careful monitoring and only if Oleptro is stopped during treatment.
- Have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. MAOIs include:
Final ThoughtsThere are a number of situations in which Oleptro should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with Oleptro that may apply to you.