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Drug interactions between Ambien and Maxalt

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Ambien (zolpidem)
Maxalt (rizatriptan)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Ambien and Maxalt - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Ambien

A total of 805 drugs (4808 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Ambien.

Maxalt

A total of 175 drugs (1101 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Maxalt.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

zolpidem food

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.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
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 information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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

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