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Pentothal (thiopental) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Pentothal (thiopental):


thiopental ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)

Major Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using thiopental together with ethanol, this can add to dizziness, drowsiness and other side effects of thiopental. Be careful if you drive or do activities that require you to be awake and alert. Talk with your doctor before using any medications together, or drinking alcohol with thiopental. 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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Pentothal (thiopental) drug interactions

There are 215 drug interactions with Pentothal (thiopental)

Pentothal (thiopental) disease interactions

There are 8 disease interactions with Pentothal (thiopental) 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

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.