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Banzel (rufinamide) and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Banzel (rufinamide):

Moderate

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Moderate Food Interaction

Food can enhance the levels of rufinamide in your body. To ensure maximal oral absorption, rufinamide should be administered with or immediately after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Do not drink alcohol while you are taking rufinamide. Alcohol can increase some of the side effects including drowsiness or dizziness. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Banzel (rufinamide) drug interactions

There are 445 drug interactions with Banzel (rufinamide)

Banzel (rufinamide) disease interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Banzel (rufinamide) 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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