Guai-Dex (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Guai-Dex (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin):
Antitussives (Includes Guai-Dex) ↔ 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.
Guai-Dex (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) drug interactions
There are 621 drug interactions with Guai-Dex (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin)
Guai-Dex (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) alcohol/food interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Guai-Dex (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin)
More about Guai-Dex (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin)
- Guai-Dex Side Effects
- During Pregnancy
- Dosage Information
- Drug Interactions
- Drug class: upper respiratory combinations
- FDA Alerts (3)
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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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