Drug interactions between loperamide and simethicone
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between loperamide and simethicone - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Loperamide is in the drug class antidiarrheals.
- Loperamide is used to treat the following conditions:
- Simethicone is a member of the drug class miscellaneous GI agents.
- Simethicone is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: loperamide
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of loperamide 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 loperamide. Do not use more than the recommended dose of loperamide, 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 information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.