Staxyn (vardenafil) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Staxyn (vardenafil) which include:
Alcohol (Ethanol) ↔ vardenafil
Moderate Drug Interaction
Vardenafil can lower blood pressure, and combining it with ethanol may further increase this effect. You may be more likely to experience symptoms such as dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, and heart palpitations. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with vardenafil, and use caution when getting up from a sitting or lying position. 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.
vardenafil ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels and effects of certain medications such as vardenafil. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with vardenafil. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with vardenafil, do not alter the amounts of these products in your diet without first talking to your doctor or other healthcare professional. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Staxyn (vardenafil) drug Interactions
There are 559 drug interactions with Staxyn (vardenafil)
Staxyn (vardenafil) disease Interactions
There are 10 disease interactions with Staxyn (vardenafil) which include:
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Renal Dysfunction
- Qt Prolongation
- Hearing Loss
- Retinitis Pigmentosa
- Seizure Disorders
- Liver Disease
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 information available.|
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