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Interactions between Bisoprolol and Codeine
This report highlights potential interactions between bisoprolol and codeine. When taken together, these drugs may have additive effects in lowering blood pressure. This can result in symptoms such as headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and changes in pulse or heart rate. These side effects are most likely to occur at the beginning of treatment, following a dose increase, or when treatment is restarted after an interruption.
If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to inform your doctor. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you. Use caution when getting up from a sitting or lying position. It is also important to inform your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Drug and Food Interactions
No alcohol or food interactions were found between bisoprolol and codeine. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
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
These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
- 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 interaction information available.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is for educational and informational purposes only. It is not intended to replace medical advice or to be used for diagnosis or treatment. Always consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition and any medications you are taking.