Tussionex Drug Interactions
More Detail on Tussionex Drug InteractionsThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Tussionex is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor Medications
Taking Tussionex with an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor can decrease the effectiveness of both medications. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely to make sure these medicines are working properly if you take them together. Check with your healthcare provider before combining an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor with Tussionex.
Taking Tussionex with alcohol might increase your risk of serious side effects, including severe drowsiness, confusion, or breathing problems. You should avoid alcohol when taking this product.
Combining an anticholinergic medication with Tussionex, which has anticholinergic effects, can increase your risk of side effects, such as dry eyes, dry mouth, difficulty urinating, severe constipation, and intestinal blockage. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
Medications That Cause Drowsiness
Check with your healthcare provider before combining Tussionex with any other medication that also causes drowsiness, as undesirable side effects, such as excessive drowsiness, dizziness, or confusion, may result.
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Taking Tussionex and an MAOI together can increase the risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, dry eyes, or low blood pressure when standing. Check with your healthcare provider before combining these medications, as you may need to be monitored more closely.