Drug Interactions between diltiazem and Plavix
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Plavix (clopidogrel)
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between diltiazem and Plavix. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
- Diltiazem is in the following drug classes: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics.
- Diltiazem is used to treat the following conditions:
- Plavix is in the drug class platelet aggregation inhibitors.
- Plavix is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: 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.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|No interaction information available.|