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Mavik may increase the risk of lithium toxicity and may increase the lithium levels in the blood. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your blood lithium levels more frequently and may need to adjust your lithium dosage.
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Mavik can interact with NSAIDs in several ways. The combination could cause your blood pressure to increase or may cause swelling (edema), especially if you have congestive heart failure (CHF). If you are elderly, have kidney disease or kidney failure, or are taking a diuretic ("water pill") or are dehydrated, taking NSAIDs and Mavik together may cause kidney failure. Talk to your healthcare provider about this potential drug interaction before taking these medications together.
If you are taking a potassium product with Mavik, the levels of potassium in your blood may become too high. This can cause serious problems. Talk with your healthcare provider about using potassium and Mavik together.
If you are taking Mavik and a potassium-sparing diuretic, your blood pressure may decrease too much and/or the levels of potassium in your blood may become too high. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your progress closely.
It is possible that not every Mavik drug interaction was discussed is this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about specific drug interactions with Mavik that may apply to you.