promethazine/phenylephrine - oral (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Your healthcare professionals (e.g., doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.This drug should not be used with the following medications because very serious interactions may occur: MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, isocarboxazid, linezolid, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine), epinephrine for low blood pressure, metrizamide, sibutramine, cabergoline, pergolide, halofantrine, pimozide.If you are currently using any of these medications listed above, tell your doctor or pharmacist before starting this medication.Avoid taking MAO inhibitors within 2 weeks before, during, and after treatment with this medication. In some cases a serious (possibly fatal) drug interaction may occur.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: narcotic pain medications (e.g., codeine), tramadol, muscle relaxants, medicine for sleep/anxiety (e.g., alprazolam, diazepam, zolpidem), bupropion, tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline), psychiatric medicines (e.g., chlorpromazine, risperidone, trazodone), drugs for Parkinson's disease (e.g., anticholinergics such as benztropine, trihexyphenidyl), anti-seizure drugs (e.g., carbamazepine), scopolamine, antispasmodics (e.g., atropine, belladonna alkaloids), other antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine, dimenhydrinate), cough-and-cold products, diphenhydramine or other antihistamines applied to the skin (e.g., anti-itch cream, ointment, spray).This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
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