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Plendil (felodipine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Plendil (felodipine) which include:

Moderate

felodipine ↔ multivitamins with minerals

Moderate Drug Interaction

Using felodipine together with multivitamin with minerals can decrease the effects of felodipine. Talk with your doctor before using felodipine and multivitamin with minerals together. You may need a dose adjustment or need your blood pressure checked more often if you take both medications. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Moderate

felodipine ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

You should avoid or limit the consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice if you are receiving treatment with felodipine. Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels and effects of medications like felodipine. You may be more likely to experience side effects such as headache, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, swelling, and fluid retention. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Plendil (felodipine) drug Interactions

There are 627 drug interactions with Plendil (felodipine)

Plendil (felodipine) disease Interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Plendil (felodipine) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
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 information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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