Cardene (nicardipine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Cardene (nicardipine) which include:
niCARdipine ↔ multivitamins with minerals
Moderate Drug Interaction
Using niCARdipine together with multivitamin with minerals can decrease the effects of niCARdipine. Talk with your doctor before using niCARdipine and multivitamin with minerals together. You may need a dose adjustment or need your blood pressure checked more often if you take both 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.
niCARdipine ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
You should avoid or limit the consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice if you are receiving treatment with niCARdipine. Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels and effects of medications like niCARdipine. You may be more likely to experience side effects such as headache, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, swelling, and fluid retention. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist 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.
Cardene (nicardipine) drug Interactions
There are 580 drug interactions with Cardene (nicardipine)
Cardene (nicardipine) disease Interactions
There are 6 disease interactions with Cardene (nicardipine) which include:
- Aortic Stenosis
- Cardiogenic Shock/Hypotension
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Liver Disease
- Renal Dysfunction
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 information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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