Bunavail (buprenorphine / naloxone) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Bunavail (buprenorphine / naloxone) which include:
buprenorphine ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)
Major Drug Interaction
Using buprenorphine together with other medications that cause central nervous system depression such as ethanol can lead to serious side effects such as respiratory distress, coma, or even death. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. Do not drink alcohol or self-medicate with these medications without your doctor's approval, and do not exceed the doses or frequency and duration of use prescribed by your doctor. Also, you should avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how these medications affect you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist 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.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
naloxone - CV disorders
Therapy with naloxone in patients with preexisting cardiovascular disorders should be closely monitored for hypotension, hypertension, ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation, and pulmonary edema in an appropriate healthcare setting. Clinical monitoring of cardiovascular status is recommended.
Bunavail (buprenorphine / naloxone) drug Interactions
There are 1015 drug interactions with Bunavail (buprenorphine / naloxone)
Bunavail (buprenorphine / naloxone) disease Interactions
There are 18 disease interactions with Bunavail (buprenorphine / naloxone) which include:
- Cv Disorders
- Impaired Gi Motility
- Infectious Diarrhea
- Liver Disease
- Renal Dysfunction
- Acute Mi
- Drug Dependence
- Intracranial Pressure
- Respiratory Depression
- Liver Disease
- Septic Shock
- Adrenal Insufficiency
- Biliary Spasm
- Seizure Disorders
- Urinary Retention
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.
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.