Drug interactions between levothyroxine and Vicks NyQuil Cold & Flu Nighttime Relief (Alcohol Free)
|Vicks NyQuil Cold & Flu Nighttime Relief (Alcohol Free) (acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/dextromethorphan)|
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between levothyroxine and Vicks NyQuil Cold & Flu Nighttime Relief (Alcohol Free) - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Levothyroxine is in the drug class thyroid drugs.
- Levothyroxine is used to treat the following conditions:
Vicks NyQuil Cold & Flu Nighttime Relief (Alcohol Free)
A total of 780 drugs (4320 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Vicks NyQuil Cold & Flu Nighttime Relief (Alcohol Free).
- Vicks NyQuil Cold & Flu Nighttime Relief (Alcohol Free) is a member of the drug class upper respiratory combinations.
- Vicks NyQuil Cold & Flu Nighttime Relief (Alcohol Free) is used to treat Cold Symptoms.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Vicks NyQuil Cold & Flu Nighttime Relief (Alcohol Free) (acetaminophen / chlorpheniramine / dextromethorphan)
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of chlorpheniramine 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 chlorpheniramine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of chlorpheniramine, 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.
Applies to: levothyroxine
The timing of meals relative to your levothyroxine dose can affect absorption of the medication. Therefore, levothyroxine should be taken on a consistent schedule with regard to time of day and relation to meals to avoid large fluctuations in blood levels, which may alter its effects. In addition, absorption of levothyroxine may be decreased by foods such as soybean flour, cotton seed meal, walnuts, dietary fiber, calcium, and calcium fortified juices. These foods should be avoided within several hours of dosing if possible. 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.
When levothyroxine is given during continuous enteral nutrition (tube feedings) for more than 7 days, the tube feeding should be interrupted for at least one hour before and one hour after the dose of levothyroxine. You may need more frequent blood tests to monitor levothyroxine levels.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
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 information available.|
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