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Ticlopidine and Alcohol/Food Interactions

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


ticlopidine food

Moderate Food Interaction

Food can enhance the levels of ticlopidine in your body. Take ticlopidine with food or just after eating to lessen stomach upset. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication.

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High Cholesterol (Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Sitosterolemia)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Low plausibility

ticlopidine - hyperlipidemia

Ticlopidine can induce increases in serum cholesterol and triglycerides. Serum total cholesterol levels have increased 8% to 10% in some patients within 1 month of initiation of ticlopidine therapy and have persisted at those levels. Clinical monitoring of lipid profiles is recommended during ticlopidine therapy in patients at risk for hyperlipidemia-associated adverse events.


  1. "Product Information. Ticlid (ticlopidine)." Syntex Laboratories Inc, Palo Alto, CA.

Ticlopidine drug interactions

There are 206 drug interactions with ticlopidine

Ticlopidine disease interactions

There are 5 disease interactions with ticlopidine 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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