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Butabarbital / hyoscyamine / phenazopyridine and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with butabarbital / hyoscyamine / phenazopyridine which include:

Major

butabarbital ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)

Major Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using butabarbital together with ethanol, this can add to dizziness, drowsiness and other side effects of butabarbital. Be careful if you drive or do activities that require you to be awake and alert. Talk with your doctor before using any medications together, or drinking alcohol with butabarbital. 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

hyoscyamine ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using hyoscyamine together with ethanol. Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking hyoscyamine. You should be warned not to exceed recommended dosages and to avoid activities requiring mental alertness. If your doctor prescribes these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment to safely take this combination. 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

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Minor Potential Hazard, Low plausibility

anticholinergics - hypertension

Cardiovascular effects of anticholinergics may exacerbate hypertension. Therapy with anticholinergic agents should be administered cautiously in patients with hypertension.

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butabarbital / hyoscyamine / phenazopyridine drug Interactions

There are 1147 drug interactions with butabarbital / hyoscyamine / phenazopyridine

butabarbital / hyoscyamine / phenazopyridine disease Interactions

There are 33 disease interactions with butabarbital / hyoscyamine / phenazopyridine 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

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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