Drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate ER and Mucinex Children's Multi-Symptom Cold & Fever
|Metoprolol Succinate ER (metoprolol)|
|Mucinex Children's Multi-Symptom Cold & Fever (acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine)|
Interactions between your drugs
metoprolol ↔ phenylephrine
Applies to:Metoprolol Succinate ER (metoprolol) and Mucinex Children's Multi-Symptom Cold & Fever (acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine)
Using phenylephrine together with a beta-blocker like metoprolol may lead to an increase in blood pressure. Some beta-blockers may enhance the effects of phenylephrine, which can lead to constriction of your blood vessels and an increase in blood pressure. Contact your doctor if your condition changes. You may need a dose adjustment or your blood pressure checked more often if you 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.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Metoprolol Succinate ER (metoprolol)
Food can enhance the levels of metoprolol in your body. You should take metoprolol at the same time each day, preferably with or immediately following meals. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Avoid drinking alcohol, which could increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking metoprolol. Metoprolol is only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes diet, exercise, and weight control. Follow your diet, medication, and exercise routines very closely.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.