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Robitussin Peak Cold Daytime Cold + Flu (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Robitussin Peak Cold Daytime Cold + Flu (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine):

Major

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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Moderate

dextromethorphan ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)

Moderate Drug Interaction

Using dextromethorphan together with ethanol can increase nervous system side effects 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 dextromethorphan. Do not use more than the recommended dose of dextromethorphan, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medication without first talking to your doctor.

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Robitussin Peak Cold Daytime Cold + Flu (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine) drug Interactions

There are 911 drug interactions with Robitussin Peak Cold Daytime Cold + Flu (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine)

Robitussin Peak Cold Daytime Cold + Flu (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine) disease Interactions

There are 8 disease interactions with Robitussin Peak Cold Daytime Cold + Flu (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine) which include:

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

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