Doxapram and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with doxapram:
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
CNS stimulants - cardiac disease
The use of CNS stimulants is contraindicated in patients with significant cardiovascular impairment such as uncompensated heart failure, severe coronary disease, severe hypertension (including that associated with hyperthyroidism or pheochromocytoma), cardiac structural abnormalities, serious arrhythmias, etc. Sudden death has been reported in adults and children taking CNS stimulant treatment. Additionally, stroke, myocardial infarction, chest pain, syncope, arrhythmias and other symptoms have been reported in adults under treatment. A careful assessment of the cardiovascular status should be done in patients being considered for treatment. This includes family history, physical exam and further cardiac evaluation (EKG and echocardiogram). Patients who develop symptoms should have a detailed cardiac evaluation and if needed, treatment should be suspended.
- "Product Information. Dopram (doxapram)." West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corporation, Eatontown, NJ.
doxapram drug Interactions
There are 332 drug interactions with doxapram
doxapram disease Interactions
There are 4 disease interactions with doxapram which include:
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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