Varenicline and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with varenicline.
Moderate Food Interaction
Varenicline may alter the way you react to alcohol. Some patients treated with varenicline have experienced decreased tolerance to alcohol, including increased drunkenness, unusual or aggressive behavior, or they had no memory of things that happened. You should limit the consumption of alcohol until you know whether varenicline affects your tolerance for alcohol. Also use caution driving or operating machinery until you know how quitting smoking and/or varenicline may affect you. If you develop nervousness, agitation, hostility, aggressive behavior, depression, thoughts of suicide, or have other changes in your behavior or thinking that are not typical for you, you should immediately stop taking varenicline and contact your doctor. 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.
Varenicline drug interactions
There are 8 drug interactions with varenicline.
Varenicline disease interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with varenicline which include:
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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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