Drug Interactions With Rimantadine

Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Cimetidine may increase the level of rimantadine in your blood, increasing your risk of rimantadine side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
Intranasal Flu Vaccine (FluMist)
Rimantadine may decrease the effectiveness of the intranasal flu vaccine. You must stop taking rimantadine at least 48 hours before getting the intranasal flu vaccine, and you should not take rimantadine for two weeks after the vaccine. This interaction does not apply to the traditional injected flu vaccine.

Final Thoughts on Rimantadine Drug Interactions

It is possible that not every drug interaction with rimantadine was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the rimantadine drug interactions that may apply to you.
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