Avapro and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Avapro (irbesartan).
Moderate Food Interaction
If you are taking irbesartan you should avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements without first talking to your doctor. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. High levels of potassium can cause weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, tingling of the extremities, or feelings of heaviness in the legs. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these symptoms.
Avapro drug interactions
There are 274 drug interactions with Avapro (irbesartan).
Avapro disease interactions
There are 8 disease interactions with Avapro (irbesartan) which include:
- renal artery stenosis
- renal impairment
- renal/liver disease
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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 interaction information available.|
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