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Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gels (ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 3 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gels (ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine) which include:

Moderate

ibuprofen ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using ibuprofen together with ethanol. Do not drink alcohol while taking ibuprofen. Alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding caused by ibuprofen. Call your doctor at once if you have symptoms of bleeding in your stomach or intestines. This includes black, bloody, or tarry stools, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds. 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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Major

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

NSAIDs - fluid retention

Fluid retention and edema have been reported in association with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Therapy with NSAIDs should be administered cautiously in patients with preexisting fluid retention, hypertension, or a history of heart failure. Blood pressure and cardiovascular status should be monitored closely during the initiation of NSAID treatment and throughout the course of therapy.

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Moderate

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

NSAIDs - hypertension

NSAIDs including topicals can lead to the onset of new hypertension or worsening of preexisting hypertension, either of which can contribute to the increased incidence of cardiovascular events. Blood pressure should be monitored closely during NSAID therapy and throughout the course of therapy.

Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gels (ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine) drug Interactions

There are 665 drug interactions with Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gels (ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine)

Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gels (ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine) disease Interactions

There are 19 disease interactions with Advil Cold and Sinus Liqui-Gels (ibuprofen / pseudoephedrine) 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.

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