Drug interactions between atropine / diphenoxylate and Vicodin

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atropine/diphenoxylate
Vicodin (acetaminophen/hydrocodone)

Interactions between your selected drugs

atropine ↔ hydrocodone

Applies to:atropine/diphenoxylate and Vicodin (acetaminophen/hydrocodone)

Using HYDROcodone together with atropine can increase the effects of either medication. This can commonly cause dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, dry mouth, abdominal cramping, and constipation. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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diphenoxylate ↔ hydrocodone

Applies to:atropine/diphenoxylate and Vicodin (acetaminophen/hydrocodone)

Using diphenoxylate together with HYDROcodone can increase the blood levels or add to the side effects of either medication. Talk with your doctor before using these medications together. Call the doctor if you have side effects such as extreme drowsiness, dizziness, weak pulse, slow heart rate, sweating, urinating less than usual, severe stomach cramps or bloating, and vomiting. You should avoid activities requiring mental alertness until you know how these medications affect you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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acetaminophen ↔ atropine

Applies to:Vicodin (acetaminophen/hydrocodone) and atropine/diphenoxylate

Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.

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Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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