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Theraflu ExpressMax Nighttime Severe Cold & Cough (acetaminophen / diphenhydramine / phenylephrine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Theraflu ExpressMax Nighttime Severe Cold & Cough (acetaminophen / diphenhydramine / 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

diphenhydrAMINE ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using diphenhydrAMINE together with ethanol. Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking diphenhydrAMINE. You should be warned not to exceed recommended dosages and to avoid activities requiring mental alertness. If your doctor prescribes these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment to safely take this combination. 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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Theraflu ExpressMax Nighttime Severe Cold & Cough (acetaminophen / diphenhydramine / phenylephrine) drug Interactions

There are 1047 drug interactions with Theraflu ExpressMax Nighttime Severe Cold & Cough (acetaminophen / diphenhydramine / phenylephrine)

Theraflu ExpressMax Nighttime Severe Cold & Cough (acetaminophen / diphenhydramine / phenylephrine) disease Interactions

There are 15 disease interactions with Theraflu ExpressMax Nighttime Severe Cold & Cough (acetaminophen / diphenhydramine / 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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