Brimonidine ophthalmic and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with brimonidine ophthalmic.
Alcohol (Ethanol) brimonidine ophthalmic
Moderate Drug Interaction
After using brimonidine ophthalmic, some of the medication may be absorbed into the bloodstream and occasionally produce central nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Combining it with ethanol or other medications that can also have these effects may increase the risk. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. Also avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as 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. 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.
Brimonidine ophthalmic drug interactions
There are 354 drug interactions with brimonidine ophthalmic.
Brimonidine ophthalmic disease interactions
There are 3 disease interactions with brimonidine ophthalmic 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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