Drug interactions between Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu and losartan
|Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu (acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/phenylephrine)|
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu and losartan - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu
A total of 972 drugs (5673 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu.
- Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu is in the drug class upper respiratory combinations.
- Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu is used to treat the following conditions:
- Losartan is a member of the drug class angiotensin receptor blockers.
- Losartan is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Flu (acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine)
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of chlorpheniramine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with chlorpheniramine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of chlorpheniramine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Applies to: losartan
If you are taking losartan you should avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements without first talking to your doctor. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. High levels of potassium can cause weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, tingling of the extremities, or feelings of heaviness in the legs. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these symptoms.
In some patients grapefruits and grapefruit juice may decrease the efficacy of losartan. Grapefruits and grapefruit juice should be avoided if an interaction is suspected. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
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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