Drug interactions between Ibuprofen PM and metoprolol
|Ibuprofen PM (diphenhydramine/ibuprofen)|
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ibuprofen ↔ metoprolol
Applies to:Ibuprofen PM (diphenhydramine/ibuprofen) and metoprolol
If you use metoprolol for the treatment of high blood pressure, talk to your doctor before using it together with ibuprofen. Combining these medications may reduce the effects of metoprolol in lowering your blood pressure, especially if you use ibuprofen frequently or regularly (for example, to treat arthritis or chronic pain). You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. 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.
metoprolol ↔ diphenhydramine
Applies to:metoprolol and Ibuprofen PM (diphenhydramine/ibuprofen)
Metoprolol and diphenhydrAMINE may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate. These side effects are most likely to be seen at the beginning of treatment, following a dose increase, or when treatment is restarted after an interruption. Let your doctor know if you develop these symptoms and they do not go away after a few days or they become troublesome. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you, and use caution when getting up from a sitting or lying position. 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.
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.
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.