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Drug interactions with triazolam can occur when it is taken with certain other medications, such as antidepressants, narcotics, or seizure medications. These interactions can increase the level of triazolam in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of side effects. Some of these side effects can include memory loss, difficulty breathing, and drowsiness.

An Overview of Drug Interactions With Triazolam

Triazolam (Halcion®) can potentially interact with several other medications. Some of these medicines that may lead to triazolam interactions include:



  • Barbiturates, including:


    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)


  • Certain antibiotics or antifungals, including:





  • Other sleep medications
  • Protease inhibitors, such as:



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