AtroPen (atropine) and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with AtroPen (atropine) which include:
atropine Alcohol (Ethanol)
Moderate Drug Interaction
Ask your doctor before using atropine together with ethanol. Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking atropine. 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.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Minor Potential Hazard, Low plausibility
anticholinergics - hypertension
Cardiovascular effects of anticholinergics may exacerbate hypertension. Therapy with anticholinergic agents should be administered cautiously in patients with hypertension.
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- "Product Information. Benadryl (diphenhydramine)." Parke-Davis, Morris Plains, NJ.
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AtroPen (atropine) drug interactions
There are 211 drug interactions with AtroPen (atropine)
AtroPen (atropine) disease interactions
There are 19 disease interactions with AtroPen (atropine) which include:
- autonomic neuropathy
- GI obstruction
- obstructive uropathy
- reactive airway diseases
- myasthenia gravis
- infectious diarrhea
- cardiac disease
- coronary artery disease
- gastric ulcer
- gastroesophageal reflux
- ulcerative colitis
- liver disease
- renal failure
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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.|