Drug Interactions between alvimopan and Maxifed-G CDX
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Maxifed-G CDX (codeine/guaifenesin/pseudoephedrine)
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: Maxifed-G CDX (codeine / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine) and alvimopan
Using alvimopan together with codeine is not recommended. This can cause side effects such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. The use of alvimopan is discouraged if you have received codeine for more than 7 consecutive days immediately prior to alvimopanadministration. Caution is advised if you have received more than 3 doses of codeine within the week prior to surgery. You may need a dose adjustment or special test to safely use both medications. 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.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: alvimopan
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.
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
|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 interaction information available.|
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