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Parlodel (bromocriptine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Parlodel (bromocriptine) which include:


bromocriptine ↔ Nicotine

Moderate Drug Interaction

Nicotine may increase the effects of bromocriptine in narrowing the blood vessels and decreasing blood flow. A severe decrease in blood flow to the brain and other parts of the body can lead to dangerous side effects. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience coldness, paleness, discoloration, numbness, tingling, or pain in your hands or feet; muscle pain or weakness; severe or worsening headache; blurred vision; severe abdominal pain; chest pain; or shortness of breath while taking these 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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bromocriptine ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of bromocriptine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with bromocriptine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of bromocriptine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Parlodel (bromocriptine) drug interactions

There are 731 drug interactions with Parlodel (bromocriptine)

Parlodel (bromocriptine) disease interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Parlodel (bromocriptine) 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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