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Thiopental Disease Interactions

There are 8 disease interactions with thiopental:

Major

Thiopental (applies to thiopental) Addison disease

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Adrenal Insufficiency

Thiopental should not be used in patients with Addison disease or any adrenal gland disorder.

Major

Thiopental (applies to thiopental) asthma

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Thiopental should not be used in patients with asthma as it can lead to intraoperative bronchospasm which can be catastrophic.

Major

Thiopental (applies to thiopental) liver disease

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Thiopental should not be used in patients with liver dysfunction. The distribution half-life and the duration of the drug action will be prolonged.

Major

Thiopental (applies to thiopental) myasthenia gravis

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Thiopental should not be used in patients with myasthenia gravis as it can prompt myasthenic crises.

Major

Thiopental (applies to thiopental) porphyria

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

The use of thiopental is contraindicated in patients with porphyria.

Major

Thiopental (applies to thiopental) renal impairment

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Renal Dysfunction

Thiopental should not be used in patients with renal impairment. If so, the dose needs to be considerably reduced.

Major

Thiopental (applies to thiopental) severe anemia

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Thiopental should not be used in patients with severe anemia.

Major

Thiopental (applies to thiopental) thyroid disorder

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Thyroid Disease

Thiopental should not be used in patients with thyroid disorder as it influences thyroid metabolism.

Thiopental drug interactions

There are 226 drug interactions with thiopental

Thiopental alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with thiopental

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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