Wygesic (acetaminophen / propoxyphene) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Wygesic (acetaminophen / propoxyphene):
propoxyphene ↔ food
Major Food Interaction
Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.
GENERALLY AVOID: Alcohol may have additive CNS- and/or respiratory-depressant effects with propoxyphene. Misuse of propoxyphene, either alone or in combination with other CNS depressants, has been a major cause of drug-related deaths, particularly in patients with a history of emotional disturbances, suicidal ideation, or alcohol and drug abuse.
MANAGEMENT: The use of alcohol during propoxyphene therapy should be avoided. Patients should be warned not to exceed the recommended dosage of propoxyphene and to avoid activities requiring mental alertness until they know how these agents affect them.
- "Product Information. Darvon (propoxyphene)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
Wygesic (acetaminophen / propoxyphene) drug interactions
There are 1116 drug interactions with Wygesic (acetaminophen / propoxyphene)
Wygesic (acetaminophen / propoxyphene) disease interactions
There are 19 disease interactions with Wygesic (acetaminophen / propoxyphene) which include:
- liver disease
- impaired GI motility
- infectious diarrhea
- liver disease
- renal dysfunction
- acute alcohol intoxication
- drug dependence
- intracranial pressure
- respiratory depression
- adrenal insufficiency
- biliary spasm
- seizure disorders
- urinary retention
More about Wygesic (acetaminophen / propoxyphene)
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- Drug class: narcotic analgesic combinations
- FDA Alerts (5)
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
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