Co-trimoxazole and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Co-trimoxazole (sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim).
sulfamethoxazole Alcohol (Ethanol)
Moderate Drug Interaction
Ask your doctor before using sulfamethoxazole together with ethanol. Contact your doctor if you experience unpleasant side effects such as fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, tingly feeling, nausea, or vomiting. If you experience these side effects, you may need to avoid ethanol while taking sulfamethoxazole. You should check your food and medicine labels to see if these products contain ethanol. 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.
Co-trimoxazole drug interactions
There are 394 drug interactions with Co-trimoxazole (sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim).
Co-trimoxazole disease interactions
There are 12 disease interactions with Co-trimoxazole (sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim) which include:
- hematologic toxicity
- hypersensitivity reactions
- liver disease
- renal dysfunction
- folate deficiency
- urinary obstruction
- renal dysfunction
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- During pregnancy
- Drug class: sulfonamides
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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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