What other drugs may affect Nembutal Pentobarbital Sodium?

Using pentobarbital with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can cause dangerous or life-threatening side effects. Ask your doctor before taking a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, prescription cough medicine, a muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:

  • Voriconazole

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

  • Alcohol
  • Antihistamines for allergy, cough and cold
  • Cyclosporine
  • Doxycycline
  • Female hormones, like estrogens or progestins and birth control pills
  • Griseofulvin
  • Imatinib
  • Kava kava
  • MAOIs like Carbex, Eldepryl, Marplan, Nardil, and Parnate
  • Medicines for depression, anxiety, or psychotic disturbances
  • Medicines for seizures
  • Medicines for sleep
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Narcotic medicines for pain
  • Other barbiturates
  • Primidone
  • Quinidine
  • Steroid medicines like prednisone or cortisone
  • Valerian
  • Warfarin