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Zelnorm (tegaserod) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Zelnorm (tegaserod):

Moderate

tegaserod ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Food can decrease the levels of tegaserod in your body. Take tegaserod on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes before or 2 hours after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medicine.

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Zelnorm (tegaserod) drug Interactions

There are 14 drug interactions with Zelnorm (tegaserod)

Zelnorm (tegaserod) disease Interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Zelnorm (tegaserod) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
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 information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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