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Ropinirole and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with ropinirole which include:


Caffeine ↔ rOPINIRole

Moderate Drug Interaction

Using caffeine together with rOPINIRole may increase the effects of rOPINIRole. This combination may cause nausea, vomiting, weakness, drowsiness, fainting, agitation, and confusion. You may need a dose adjustment 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.

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rOPINIRole ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of rOPINIRole 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 rOPINIRole. Do not use more than the recommended dose of rOPINIRole, 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.

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Ropinirole drug interactions

There are 263 drug interactions with ropinirole

Ropinirole disease interactions

There are 6 disease interactions with ropinirole 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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