Drug interactions between Norpace and Tenormin
Interactions between your drugs
atenolol ↔ disopyramide
Applies to:Tenormin (atenolol) and Norpace (disopyramide)
Using atenolol together with disopyramide can increase the effects of disopyramide. You should contact your doctor if you experience dizziness, fainting, palpitations, slow or fast pulse, or irregular heartbeats. You may need a dose adjustment or special tests 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.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Tenormin (atenolol)
You may take atenolol with or without food, but take it the same way every time. Avoid consumption of large amounts of orange juice to prevent any changes in your atenolol levels. Orange juice could decrease the effectiveness of atenolol.
Applies to: Norpace (disopyramide)
Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels and effects of certain medications such as disopyramide. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with disopyramide. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with disopyramide, do not alter the amounts of these products in your diet without first talking to your doctor or other healthcare professional. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
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.