Cough Syrup DM and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Cough Syrup DM (dextromethorphan).
dextromethorphan Alcohol (Ethanol)
Moderate Drug Interaction
Using dextromethorphan together with ethanol can increase nervous system side effects 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 dextromethorphan. Do not use more than the recommended dose of dextromethorphan, 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.
Cough Syrup DM drug interactions
There are 322 drug interactions with Cough Syrup DM (dextromethorphan).
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- Drug class: antitussives
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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 interaction information available.|
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