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Flavoxate Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with flavoxate:

Major

Flavoxate (applies to flavoxate) GI/urinary obstruction

Major Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Urinary Retention, Gastrointestinal Obstruction

The use of flavoxate is contraindicated in patients with GI obstruction, ileus, atony, and obstructive uropathy. Flavoxate exerts direct antispasmodic effects on smooth muscles and possesses weak anticholinergic activity.

References

  1. "Product Information. Uripas (flavoxate)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.
Moderate

Flavoxate (applies to flavoxate) angle-closure glaucoma

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Glaucoma/Intraocular Hypertension

Flavoxate exerts mydriatic activity that can induce increased intraocular pressure and result in angle-closure (narrow angle) glaucoma. Therapy with flavoxate should be administered cautiously in patients with angle-closure glaucoma.

References

  1. "Product Information. Uripas (flavoxate)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.

Flavoxate drug interactions

There are 314 drug interactions with flavoxate

Flavoxate alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with flavoxate

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.

Further information

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