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Dayvigo (lemborexant) and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 3 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Dayvigo (lemborexant) which include:

Moderate

Alcohol (Ethanol) lemborexant

Moderate Drug Interaction

Using lemborexant together with ethanol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with lemborexant. Do not use more than the recommended dose of lemborexant, and avoid driving, operating machinery, or engaging in potentially hazardous activities requiring mental alertness and motor coordination until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor 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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Moderate

Nicotine lemborexant

Moderate Drug Interaction

Lemborexant may reduce the blood levels of nicotine, which may make the medication less effective in treating your condition. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. 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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Major

lemborexant food

Major Food Interaction

Do not consume grapefruit, grapefruit juice, or any supplements that contain grapefruit extract during treatment with lemborexant unless directed otherwise by your doctor. Grapefruit juice can increase the blood levels of lemborexant. This may increase the risk of side effects such as central nervous system depression, abnormal sleep behaviors, worsening of depression or suicidal thoughts, changes in heartbeat, or headache. Talk to your doctor 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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Dayvigo (lemborexant) drug interactions

There are 493 drug interactions with Dayvigo (lemborexant)

Dayvigo (lemborexant) disease interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Dayvigo (lemborexant) which include:

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.

Further information

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