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Drug interactions between grapefruit and Tegretol XR

Results for the following 2 drugs:
grapefruit
Tegretol XR (carbamazepine)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between grapefruit and Tegretol XR - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

grapefruit

A total of 0 drugs are known to interact with grapefruit.

    Tegretol XR

    A total of 1166 drugs (6969 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Tegretol XR.

    Drug and food interactions

    Moderate

    carBAMazepine food

    Applies to: Tegretol XR (carbamazepine)

    You should preferably avoid the regular consumption of grapefruits and grapefruit juice while taking carBAMazepine. This can cause carBAMazepine levels to increase. You should report signs of carBAMazepine side effects such as nausea, visual disturbances, dizziness, or muscle weakness to your doctor. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with carBAMazepine. Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of carBAMazepine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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    Therapeutic duplication warnings

    No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

    Drug Interaction Classification

    The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
    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 information available.

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