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Drug interactions between esmolol and lofexidine

Results for the following 2 drugs:
esmolol
lofexidine

Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

esmolol lofexidine

Applies to: esmolol and lofexidine

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

MONITOR: The hypotensive effects of lofexidine and antihypertensive agents may be additive. Postural hypotension may occur.

MANAGEMENT: Hemodynamic responses should be monitored during coadministration of lofexidine with antihypertensive agents, especially during the first few weeks of therapy.

References

  1. "Product Information. Lucemyra (lofexidine)." US WorldMeds LLC, Louisville , KY.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

lofexidine food

Applies to: lofexidine

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

GENERALLY AVOID: Alcohol may potentiate some of the pharmacologic effects of CNS-active agents. Use in combination may result in additive central nervous system depression and/or impairment of judgment, thinking, and psychomotor skills.

MANAGEMENT: Patients receiving CNS-active agents should be warned of this interaction and advised to avoid or limit consumption of alcohol. Ambulatory patients should be counseled to avoid hazardous activities requiring complete mental alertness and motor coordination until they know how these agents affect them, and to notify their physician if they experience excessive or prolonged CNS effects that interfere with their normal activities.

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

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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