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Capital Chemist Paracetamol (acetaminophen) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Capital Chemist Paracetamol (acetaminophen):


acetaminophen ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)

Major Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using acetaminophen together with ethanol. This can cause serious side effects that affect your liver. Call your doctor immediately if you experience a fever, chills, joint pain or swelling, excessive tiredness or weakness, unusual bleeding or bruising, skin rash or itching, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, or yellowing of the skin or the whites of your eyes. If your doctor does prescribe these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take 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.

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Capital Chemist Paracetamol (acetaminophen) drug interactions

There are 180 drug interactions with Capital Chemist Paracetamol (acetaminophen)

Capital Chemist Paracetamol (acetaminophen) disease interactions

There are 3 disease interactions with Capital Chemist Paracetamol (acetaminophen) which include:

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Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
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.