Drug Interactions between Diovan and nifedipine
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Diovan (valsartan)
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between Diovan and nifedipine. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
- Diovan is in the drug class angiotensin receptor blockers.
- Diovan is used to treat the following conditions:
- Nifedipine is in the drug class calcium channel blocking agents.
- Nifedipine is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: nifedipine
You should avoid or limit the consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice if you are receiving treatment with NIFEdipine. Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels and effects of medications like NIFEdipine. You may be more likely to experience side effects such as headache, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, swelling, and fluid retention. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist 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.
Applies to: Diovan (valsartan)
If you are taking valsartan you should avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements without first talking to your doctor. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. High levels of potassium can cause weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, tingling of the extremities, or feelings of heaviness in the legs. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these symptoms.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|No interaction information available.|