Drug interactions between Periactin and Ritalin
Interactions between your drugs
A total of 685 drugs (4603 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Periactin.
- Periactin is in the drug class antihistamines.
- Periactin is used to treat the following conditions:
- Ritalin is a member of the drug class CNS stimulants.
- Ritalin is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Periactin (cyproheptadine)
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of cyproheptadine 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 cyproheptadine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of cyproheptadine, 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: Ritalin (methylphenidate)
Do not use alcohol or medications that contain alcohol while you are receiving treatment with methylphenidate. This may increase nervous system side effects such as drowsiness, anxiety, depression, and seizures. In addition, with certain long-acting forms of methylphenidate, alcohol can cause too much of the drug to be released at one time. High blood levels of the drug may increase the risk of side effects. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. 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.
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.