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Cycloserine and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with cycloserine.


Cycloserine Food

Major Food Interaction

Using cycloSERINE together with alcohol may increase the risk and/or severity of central nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, depression, anxiety, psychoses, memory impairment, confusion, and convulsions. You should not use alcohol during treatment with cycloSERINE. In addition, using cycloSERINE together with caffeine may increase side effects such as insomnia, excitability, irritability, anxiety, tremor, psychoses, and convulsions. Do not use caffeine-containing medications without first talking to your doctor or pharmacist. You should also avoid the consumption of certain beverages or stimulants with very high caffeine levels (for example, energy drinks) during treatment with cycloSERINE. 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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Cycloserine drug interactions

There are 28 drug interactions with cycloserine.

Cycloserine disease interactions

There are 3 disease interactions with cycloserine which include:

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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.

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