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Dronabinol and Alcohol/Food Interactions

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


Dronabinol Food

Moderate Food Interaction

Do not use alcohol while you are receiving treatment with droNABinol. This may increase nervous system side effects such as somnolence, dizziness, confusion, difficulty concentrating, and impairment in thinking and judgment. You should also avoid consuming grapefruit and grapefruit juice, as this may increase the blood levels and effects of droNABinol. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. Take droNABinol exactly as your doctor tells you to. Do not exceed the dose of droNABinol prescribed for you or use the medication more frequently or for a longer duration than prescribed by your doctor. Also, 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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Dronabinol drug interactions

There are 396 drug interactions with dronabinol.

Dronabinol disease interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with dronabinol 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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