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Drug interactions between nisoldipine and olmesartan

Results for the following 2 drugs:
nisoldipine
olmesartan

Interactions between your drugs

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

nisoldipine

A total of 595 drugs (3749 brand and generic names) are known to interact with nisoldipine.

olmesartan

A total of 503 drugs (2717 brand and generic names) are known to interact with olmesartan.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

nisoldipine food

Applies to: nisoldipine

You should avoid or limit the consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice if you are receiving treatment with nisoldipine. Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels and effects of medications like nisoldipine. You may be more likely to experience side effects such as headache, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, swelling, and fluid retention. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns. 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.

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Moderate

olmesartan food

Applies to: olmesartan

If you are taking olmesartan you should avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements without first talking to your doctor. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. High levels of potassium can cause weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, tingling of the extremities, or feelings of heaviness in the legs. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these symptoms.

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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.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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