Drug Interactions between Aricept and haloperidol
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Aricept (donepezil)
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: haloperidol and Aricept (donepezil)
Talk to your doctor before using haloperidol together with donepezil. Medications like haloperidol may reduce the effectiveness of donepezil. In addition, patients with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia may be more likely to experience nervous system side effects of haloperidol such as drowsiness, confusion, and mental impairment. 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: haloperidol
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of haloperidol 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 haloperidol. Do not use more than the recommended dose of haloperidol, 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.
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.|