Pepto Diarrhea Control and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Pepto Diarrhea Control (loperamide).
Moderate Food Interaction
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of loperamide 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 loperamide. Do not use more than the recommended dose of loperamide, 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.
Pepto Diarrhea Control drug interactions
There are 331 drug interactions with Pepto Diarrhea Control (loperamide).
Pepto Diarrhea Control disease interactions
There are 4 disease interactions with Pepto Diarrhea Control (loperamide) which include:
More about Pepto Diarrhea Control (loperamide)
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- Drug class: antidiarrheals
- Latest FDA Alerts (3)
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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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