Dostinex (cabergoline) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Dostinex (cabergoline) which include:
cabergoline ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of cabergoline 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 cabergoline. Do not use more than the recommended dose of cabergoline, 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.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility
cabergoline - hypertension
The use of cabergoline is contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. Cabergoline is a dopamine agonist and effects on alpha and/or beta-adrenergic receptors may alter cardiovascular function.
- "Product Information. Dostinex (cabergoline)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
Dostinex (cabergoline) drug Interactions
There are 202 drug interactions with Dostinex (cabergoline)
Dostinex (cabergoline) disease Interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Dostinex (cabergoline) which include:
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 information available.|
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