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Drug Interaction Report

Drug interactions for the following 2 drug(s):

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Addyi (flibanserin)
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Alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) (ethanol)

Interactions between your drugs

Major

ethanol flibanserin

Applies to: Alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) (ethanol), Addyi (flibanserin)

Do not use alcohol or medications that contain alcohol while you are receiving treatment with flibanserin. Doing so can cause excessive drowsiness and significant decreases in blood pressure, which may lead to dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and accidental injury. You should take flibanserin at bedtime to minimize the risk of these effects. Talk to your healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns. 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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Other drug and disease interactions

Drug and food interactions

Major

flibanserin food

Applies to: Addyi (flibanserin)

Do not use alcohol or medications that contain alcohol while you are receiving treatment with flibanserin. Doing so can cause excessive drowsiness and decreases in blood pressure, which may lead to dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and accidental injury. Take flibanserin at bedtime to minimize the risk of these effects. Because grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels of flibanserin, you should also avoid the consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment. Talk to your healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns. 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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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
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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