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Drug Interactions between allopurinol and amlodipine / benazepril

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • allopurinol
  • amlodipine/benazepril

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Interactions between your drugs

Major

allopurinol benazepril

Applies to: allopurinol and amlodipine / benazepril

Talk to your doctor before using allopurinol together with benazepril. Combining these medications may increase the risk of severe allergic reactions and infections. You should seek immediate medical attention if you develop shortness of breath; throat tightness; swelling of the face, lips, or tongue; itching; rash; fever; and/or muscle pain or weakness. Also let your doctor know if you notice signs of infection or experience fever, chills, sore throat, fatigue, body aches, or other flu-like symptoms. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Minor

amLODIPine benazepril

Applies to: amlodipine / benazepril and amlodipine / benazepril

Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.

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Drug and food interactions

Moderate

benazepril food

Applies to: amlodipine / benazepril

It is recommended that if you are taking benazepril you should be advised to avoid moderately high or high potassium dietary intake. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking benazepril, unless your doctor has told you to.

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Minor

amLODIPine food

Applies to: amlodipine / benazepril

Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.

For clinical details see professional interaction data.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

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

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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