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Drug Interactions between Dvorah and lindane topical

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

  • Dvorah (acetaminophen/caffeine/dihydrocodeine)
  • lindane topical

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Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

lindane topical dihydrocodeine

Applies to: lindane topical and Dvorah (acetaminophen / caffeine / dihydrocodeine)

Some of the medication in lindane topical can be absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream and produce seizures on rare occasions. The risk may be increased when used with other medications that can also cause seizures such as dihydrocodeine. This may be more likely to occur in very young children or the elderly; people undergoing alcohol or drug withdrawal; and those who have a history of seizures or a condition affecting the central nervous system such as a brain tumor or head trauma. Excessive or inappropriate use or accidental ingestion of lindane topical can also lead to seizures. Talk to a healthcare professional if you have any questions or concerns. You should follow closely the instructions for use of lindane topical given by the prescriber, and keep the product out of reach of children. Do not exceed the frequency and duration of use recommended on the product label or prescribed by the doctor. 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

Minor

caffeine food

Applies to: Dvorah (acetaminophen / caffeine / dihydrocodeine)

Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.

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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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