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Poly Hist DM (dextromethorphan / phenylephrine / thonzylamine) and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Poly Hist DM (dextromethorphan / phenylephrine / thonzylamine) which include:

Moderate

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.

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Moderate

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

thonzylamine - cardiorespiratory conditions

Nasal decongestants that have thonzylamine should be used under physician supervision in patients with conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, glaucoma, thyroid disease, and respiratory problems as emphysema or chronic bronchitis. Health care providers should outweighing the risks and the benefits of treatment in patients with these conditions.

Poly Hist DM (dextromethorphan / phenylephrine / thonzylamine) drug interactions

There are 424 drug interactions with Poly Hist DM (dextromethorphan / phenylephrine / thonzylamine)

Poly Hist DM (dextromethorphan / phenylephrine / thonzylamine) disease interactions

There are 6 disease interactions with Poly Hist DM (dextromethorphan / phenylephrine / thonzylamine) 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.

Further information

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