Pertussin ES (dextromethorphan) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Pertussin ES (dextromethorphan):
Antitussives (Includes Pertussin ES) ↔ Psychiatric Conditions
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Depression, Psychosis, Parkinsonism
Caution should be used when prescribing antitussives such as dextromethorphan and benzonatate in patients with psychiatric or emotional conditions. Isolated instances of bizarre behavior, including mental confusion and visual hallucinations have been reported in patients taking antitussives, specially when combined with other prescribed drugs such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
Pertussin ES (dextromethorphan) drug Interactions
There are 617 drug interactions with Pertussin ES (dextromethorphan)
Pertussin ES (dextromethorphan) alcohol/food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Pertussin ES (dextromethorphan)
More about Pertussin ES (dextromethorphan)
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- Drug Interactions
- Drug class: antitussives
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
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