Drug interactions between Diltiazem Hydrochloride XR and levomilnacipran
|Diltiazem Hydrochloride XR (diltiazem)|
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between Diltiazem Hydrochloride XR and levomilnacipran - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Diltiazem Hydrochloride XR
A total of 972 drugs are known to interact with Diltiazem Hydrochloride XR.
- Diltiazem Hydrochloride XR is in the following drug classes: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics.
- Diltiazem Hydrochloride XR is used to treat the following conditions:
- Levomilnacipran is a member of the drug class serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors.
- Levomilnacipran is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Diltiazem Hydrochloride XR (diltiazem)
Alcohol can lower your blood pressure and add to the effects of dilTIAZem. You may experience dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, or a rapid heartbeat if you drink alcohol with dilTIAZem, especially when you first start taking the medication or just after a dose increase. Grapefruit juice may also increase the effects of dilTIAZem in some people by increasing its levels in the blood. You may want to limit alcohol intake and avoid excessive consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with dilTIAZem. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with dilTIAZem, do not alter the amounts of these products in your diet without first talking to your doctor or other healthcare professional. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects of dilTIAZem such as headache, irregular heartbeat, swelling, unexplained weight gain, or chest pain. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Applies to: levomilnacipran
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of levomilnacipran 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 levomilnacipran. Do not use more than the recommended dose of levomilnacipran, 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.|