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Vicks Formula 44 Custom Care Chesty Cough (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Vicks Formula 44 Custom Care Chesty Cough (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin):

Moderate

Antitussives (applies to Vicks Formula 44 Custom Care Chesty Cough) 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.

Vicks Formula 44 Custom Care Chesty Cough (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) drug interactions

There are 279 drug interactions with Vicks Formula 44 Custom Care Chesty Cough (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin)

Vicks Formula 44 Custom Care Chesty Cough (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Vicks Formula 44 Custom Care Chesty Cough (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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