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Benylin Expectorant (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Benylin Expectorant (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin):

Moderate

Antitussives (applies to Benylin Expectorant) psychiatric conditions

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: 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.

Benylin Expectorant (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) drug interactions

There are 281 drug interactions with Benylin Expectorant (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin)

Benylin Expectorant (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Benylin Expectorant (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin)

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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