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Drug Interactions between Ceron-DM Drops and lasmiditan

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • Ceron-DM Drops (chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylephrine)
  • lasmiditan

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Interactions between your drugs

Major

dextromethorphan lasmiditan

Applies to: Ceron-DM Drops (chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine) and lasmiditan

Using dextromethorphan together with lasmiditan can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called serotonin syndrome, which may include symptoms such as confusion, hallucination, seizure, extreme changes in blood pressure, increased heart rate, fever, excessive sweating, shivering or shaking, blurred vision, muscle spasm or stiffness, tremor, incoordination, stomach cramp, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Severe cases may result in coma and even death. You should seek immediate medical attention if you experience these symptoms while taking the medications. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may already be aware of the risks but has determined that this is the best course of treatment for you and has taken appropriate precautions and is monitoring you closely for any potential complications. 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.

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Moderate

chlorpheniramine dextromethorphan

Applies to: Ceron-DM Drops (chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine) and Ceron-DM Drops (chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine)

Using chlorpheniramine together with dextromethorphan may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. Also avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. 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.

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Moderate

chlorpheniramine lasmiditan

Applies to: Ceron-DM Drops (chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine) and lasmiditan

Lasmiditan may cause sedation, dizziness, and impaired driving ability. The risk and/or severity may be increased when combined with alcohol or other medications that can also cause sedation. Let your doctor know prior to receiving lasmiditan if you are currently using alcohol or receiving treatment with chlorpheniramine, as you may be more likely to experience sedation-related side effects. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you feel like you cannot stay awake during the time you are normally awake or if you feel like you are going to pass out. Your healthcare provider may lower your dose or stop the medication until your symptoms go away. Do not drive, operate machinery, or engage in potentially hazardous activities requiring mental alertness and motor coordination until the sedative effects have gone away and you know how these medications affect you. 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.

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Drug and food interactions

Moderate

chlorpheniramine food

Applies to: Ceron-DM Drops (chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine)

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of chlorpheniramine 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 chlorpheniramine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of chlorpheniramine, 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.

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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.

Further information

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