Drug interactions between Ambien and guaifenesin / phenylpropanolamine
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between Ambien and guaifenesin / phenylpropanolamine - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Ambien is in the drug class miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics.
- Ambien is used to treat Insomnia.
guaifenesin / phenylpropanolamine
A total of 482 drugs (3513 brand and generic names) are known to interact with guaifenesin / phenylpropanolamine.
- Guaifenesin / phenylpropanolamine is a member of the drug class upper respiratory combinations.
- Guaifenesin / phenylpropanolamine is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: guaifenesin / phenylpropanolamine
Using phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes. In addition, you may also be more likely to experience nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, depression, and difficulty concentrating. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with phenylpropanolamine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of phenylpropanolamine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medication without first talking to your doctor.
Applies to: Ambien (zolpidem)
You should avoid the use of alcohol while being treated with zolpidem. Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of zolpidem such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. Taking zolpidem with food may delay the onset of sleep. For faster sleep onset, zolpidem should not be taken with or immediately after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
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.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.