Dexfenfluramine and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with dexfenfluramine:
dexfenfluramine ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Using dexfenfluramine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes. In addition, you may also be more likely to experience nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, depression, and difficulty concentrating. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with dexfenfluramine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of dexfenfluramine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medication without first talking to your doctor.
dexfenfluramine drug Interactions
There are 565 drug interactions with dexfenfluramine
More about dexfenfluramine
- Dexfenfluramine Side Effects
- During Pregnancy
- Dosage Information
- Drug Interactions
- Drug class: anorexiants
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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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