Extendryl PEM (methscopolamine / phenylephrine) and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There are 3 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Extendryl PEM (methscopolamine / phenylephrine) which include:
phenylephrine Alcohol (Ethanol)
Moderate Drug Interaction
Methscopolamine may increase the effects of phenylephrine on your blood pressure and heart rate. Before receiving these medications, you should let your doctor know if you have high blood pressure or heart disease. You may not be able to use one or both of these medications, or you may need closer monitoring by your doctor in order to use these medications. 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.
methscopolamine Alcohol (Ethanol)
Moderate Drug Interaction
Ask your doctor before using methscopolamine together with ethanol. Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking methscopolamine. You should be warned not to exceed recommended dosages and to avoid activities requiring mental alertness. If your doctor prescribes these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment to safely take this combination. 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.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Minor Potential Hazard, Low plausibility
anticholinergics - hypertension
Cardiovascular effects of anticholinergics may exacerbate hypertension. Therapy with anticholinergic agents should be administered cautiously in patients with hypertension.
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Extendryl PEM (methscopolamine / phenylephrine) drug interactions
There are 327 drug interactions with Extendryl PEM (methscopolamine / phenylephrine)
Extendryl PEM (methscopolamine / phenylephrine) disease interactions
There are 21 disease interactions with Extendryl PEM (methscopolamine / phenylephrine) which include:
- autonomic neuropathy
- GI obstruction
- obstructive uropathy
- reactive airway diseases
- myasthenia gravis
- infectious diarrhea
- cardiovascular disease
- cardiac disease
- coronary artery disease
- gastric ulcer
- gastroesophageal reflux
- ulcerative colitis
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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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