Acetaminophen/propoxyphene and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with acetaminophen / propoxyphene.
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.
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Acetaminophen/propoxyphene drug interactions
There are 656 drug interactions with acetaminophen / propoxyphene.
Acetaminophen/propoxyphene disease interactions
There are 19 disease interactions with acetaminophen / propoxyphene which include:
- liver disease
- impaired GI motility
- infectious diarrhea
- liver disease
- acute alcohol intoxication
- drug dependence
- gastrointestinal obstruction
- intracranial pressure
- respiratory depression
- adrenal insufficiency
- biliary spasm
- renal dysfunction
- seizure disorders
- urinary retention
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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 interaction information available.|
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