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Drug interactions between cannabidiol and Mastussin DM

Results for the following 2 drugs:
cannabidiol
Mastussin DM (dextromethorphan/guaifenesin)

Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

dextromethorphan cannabidiol

Applies to: Mastussin DM (dextromethorphan / guaifenesin) and cannabidiol

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

MONITOR: Central nervous system- and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects, especially in elderly or debilitated patients.

MANAGEMENT: During concomitant use of these drugs, patients should be monitored for potentially excessive or prolonged CNS and respiratory depression. Cautious dosage titration may be required, particularly at treatment initiation. Ambulatory patients should be counseled to avoid hazardous activities requiring mental alertness and motor coordination until they know how these agents affect them, and to notify their physician if they experience excessive or prolonged CNS effects that interfere with their normal activities.

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Drug and food interactions

Moderate

cannabidiol food

Applies to: cannabidiol

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

ADJUST DOSING INTERVAL: Food may affect the plasma concentrations of cannabidiol. In healthy volunteers, administration of cannabidiol with a high-fat/high-calorie meal increased cannabidiol peak plasma concentration (Cmax) by 5-fold and systemic exposure (AUC) by 4-fold and reduced the total variability compared with administration in the fasted state.

GENERALLY AVOID: Grapefruit juice may increase the plasma concentrations of cannabidiol. The proposed mechanism is inhibition of CYP450 3A4-mediated metabolism of cannabidiol by certain compounds present in grapefruit. The interaction has not been studied, but the product labeling for cannabidiol recommends consideration of a dosage reduction when used with strong or moderate inhibitors of CYP450 3A4. In general, the effect of grapefruit juice is concentration-, dose- and preparation-dependent, and can vary widely among brands. Certain preparations of grapefruit juice (e.g., high dose, double strength) have sometimes demonstrated potent inhibition of CYP450 3A4, while other preparations (e.g., low dose, single strength) have typically demonstrated moderate inhibition.

MANAGEMENT: Cannabidiol should be taken about the same time each day consistently either with or without food. Patients should limit the consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice. If they are coadministered, cannabidiol levels should be monitored and the dosage adjusted as necessary.

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.

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