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Drug Interactions between Dimetane Extentab and tacrine

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

  • Dimetane Extentab (brompheniramine)
  • tacrine

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Interactions between your drugs


brompheniramine tacrine

Applies to: Dimetane Extentab (brompheniramine) and tacrine

Talk to your doctor before using brompheniramine together with tacrine. Medications like brompheniramine may reduce the effectiveness of tacrine. In addition, patients with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia may be more likely to experience nervous system side effects of brompheniramine 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.

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Drug and food interactions


brompheniramine food

Applies to: Dimetane Extentab (brompheniramine)

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