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Bepridil and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 3 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with bepridil which include:

Moderate

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.

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Moderate

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.

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Moderate

bepridil ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels and effects 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 bepridil, do not alter the amounts of these products in your diet without first talking to your doctor or other healthcare professional. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.

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bepridil drug Interactions

There are 830 drug interactions with bepridil

bepridil disease Interactions

There are 8 disease interactions with bepridil which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor 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.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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