can i take oxycontin with DIAZEPAM?
Interactions between your selected drugs
diazepam ↔ oxycodone
Applies to: diazepam, OxyContin (oxycodone)
MONITOR: Central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects, especially in elderly or debilitated patients.
MANAGEMENT: During concomitant use of these drugs, patients should be monitored for potentially excessive or prolonged CNS and respiratory depression. Ambulatory patients should be counseled to avoid hazardous activities requiring mental alertness and motor coordination until they know how these agents affect them, and to notify their physician if they experience excessive or prolonged CNS effects that interfere with their normal activities.
Other drugs that your selected drugs interact with
diazepam interacts with more than 300 other drugs.
OxyContin (oxycodone) interacts with more than 300 other drugs.
Interactions between your selected drugs and food
diazepam ↔ food
Applies to: diazepam
MONITOR: Grapefruit juice may increase the plasma concentrations of some orally administered drugs that are primarily metabolized by the CYP450 3A4 isoenzyme. The proposed mechanism is inhibition of CYP450 3A4-mediated first-pass metabolism in the gut wall by certain compounds present in grapefruits. The extent and clinical significance of many of these interactions are unknown. Moreover, pharmacokinetic alterations associated with interactions involving grapefruit juice are often subject to a high degree of interpatient variability.
MANAGEMENT: Patients who regularly consume grapefruits and grapefruit juice should be monitored for adverse effects and altered plasma concentrations of drugs that are metabolized by CYP450 3A4. Grapefruits and grapefruit juice should be avoided if an interaction is suspected. Orange juice is not expected to interact with these drugs.
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