Brexanolone and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with brexanolone.
Alcohol (Ethanol) brexanolone
Moderate Drug Interaction
Using brexanolone together with ethanol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with brexanolone. Do not use more than the recommended dose of brexanolone, and avoid driving, operating machinery, or engaging in potentially hazardous activities requiring mental alertness and motor coordination until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. 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.
Brexanolone drug interactions
There are 266 drug interactions with brexanolone.
Brexanolone disease interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with brexanolone which include:
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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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