Levomilnacipran and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with levomilnacipran which include:
levomilnacipran ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of levomilnacipran such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with levomilnacipran. Do not use more than the recommended dose of levomilnacipran, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
SNRI antidepressants - hypertension
Selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressants (SNRIs) have been associated with sustained increases in blood pressure. Therapy with SNRI antidepressants should be administered cautiously in patients with preexisting hypertension. Blood pressure should be assessed prior to initiating treatment and monitored regularly. The dose should be reduced or discontinued if necessary.
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levomilnacipran drug Interactions
There are 726 drug interactions with levomilnacipran
levomilnacipran disease Interactions
There are 8 disease interactions with levomilnacipran which include:
- Renal Disease
- Urinary Tract Obstruction
Drug Interaction Classification
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.