This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold (acetaminophen/chlorpheniramine/phenylephrine)
- Prenatal-U (multivitamin, prenatal)
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Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold and Prenatal-U. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold
A total of
are known to interact with
Drug and food interactions
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of chlorpheniramine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with chlorpheniramine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of chlorpheniramine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Food may reduce the absorption and blood levels of multivitamin, prenatal. In addition, some oral medications can also interfere with multivitamin, prenatal absorption into the bloodstream, which may make the medication less effective in treating your condition. Likewise, multivitamin, prenatal may interfere with the absorption of other orally administered medications. You should take multivitamin, prenatal on an empty stomach at least one hour before or two hours after a meal. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions about how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. 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.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.
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.|
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.