Drug Interactions between Effexor XR and Plan B
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Effexor XR (venlafaxine)
- Plan B (levonorgestrel)
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between Effexor XR and Plan B. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
- Effexor xr is in the drug class serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors.
- Effexor xr is used to treat the following conditions:
- Plan b is in the following drug classes: contraceptives, progestins.
- Plan b is used to treat Emergency Contraception.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Plan B (levonorgestrel)
Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels of certain medications such as levonorgestrel. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with levonorgestrel. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with the medication, then it is advisable for you to talk with your doctor before changing the amounts of these products in your diet, as this may alter the effects of your medication. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Applies to: Effexor XR (venlafaxine)
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of venlafaxine 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 venlafaxine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of venlafaxine, 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.|
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.