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Clomipramine and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with clomipramine which include:

Moderate

clomiPRAMINE Alcohol (Ethanol)

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using clomiPRAMINE together with ethanol, this can alter the effects of clomiPRAMINE and increase the side effects. Call the doctor if you experience uneven heartbeats, extreme drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, blurred vision, sweating, muscle stiffness, feeling light-headed, and seizures. You should be warned not to exceed recommended dosages, to avoid alcohol, 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

clomiPRAMINE food

Moderate Food Interaction

Grapefruit, grapefruit juice, and cranberry juice may cause the clomiPRAMINE levels in your body to increase. This may lead to potentially dangerous adverse effects. If you are receiving clomiPRAMINE therapy and consume cranberry juice or grapefruit products, you should be monitored for adverse effects and changes in clomiPRAMINE levels. Do not increase or decrease the amount of cranberry juice or grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.

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Clomipramine drug interactions

There are 728 drug interactions with clomipramine

Clomipramine disease interactions

There are 23 disease interactions with clomipramine which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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 interaction information available.

Further information

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