Cepacol Extra Strength Sore Throat & Cough and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Cepacol Extra Strength Sore Throat & Cough (benzocaine / dextromethorphan).
Moderate Food Interaction
Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.
GENERALLY AVOID: Alcohol may potentiate some of the pharmacologic effects of CNS-active agents. Use in combination may result in additive central nervous system depression and/or impairment of judgment, thinking, and psychomotor skills.
MANAGEMENT: Patients receiving CNS-active agents should be warned of this interaction and advised to avoid or limit consumption of alcohol. Ambulatory patients should be counseled to avoid hazardous activities requiring complete mental alertness and motor coordination until they know how these agents affect them, and to notify their physician if they experience excessive or prolonged CNS effects that interfere with their normal activities.
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Cepacol Extra Strength Sore Throat & Cough drug interactions
There are 370 drug interactions with Cepacol Extra Strength Sore Throat & Cough (benzocaine / dextromethorphan).
Cepacol Extra Strength Sore Throat & Cough disease interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Cepacol Extra Strength Sore Throat & Cough (benzocaine / dextromethorphan) which include:
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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