Bepridil and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 3 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with bepridil which include:
bepridil ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)
Moderate Drug Interaction
Bepridil and ethanol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate. These side effects are most likely to be seen at the beginning of treatment, following a dose increase, or when treatment is restarted after an interruption. Let your doctor know if you develop these symptoms and they do not go away after a few days or they become troublesome. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you, and use caution when getting up from a sitting or lying position. 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.
bepridil ↔ multivitamins with minerals
Moderate Drug Interaction
Using bepridil together with multivitamin with minerals can decrease the effects of bepridil. Talk with your doctor before using bepridil and multivitamin with minerals together. You may need a dose adjustment or need your blood pressure checked more often if you 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.
bepridil ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels of certain medications such as bepridil. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with bepridil. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with the medication, then it is advisable for you to talk with your doctor before changing the amounts of these products in your diet, as this may alter the effects of your medication. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Bepridil drug interactions
There are 835 drug interactions with bepridil
Bepridil disease interactions
There are 8 disease interactions with bepridil which include:
- electrolyte imbalance/hypokalemia
- bradyarrhythmia/AV block
- cardiogenic shock/hypotension
- liver disease
More about bepridil
- Bepridil Side Effects
- During Pregnancy
- Dosage Information
- Drug Interactions
- Drug class: calcium channel blocking agents
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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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