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Potential Drug Interactions: Codeine and Levetiracetam
This report highlights the possible interactions between codeine and levetiracetam, which may lead to side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Elderly individuals may experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. It is important to avoid or limit the use of alcohol while taking these medications and refrain from activities that require mental alertness until you know how the drugs affect you. Consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns and inform them about all other medications, including vitamins and herbs, that you are taking. Do not stop using any medications without first consulting your doctor.
Drug and Food Interactions
Alcohol consumption can increase the nervous system side effects of levetiracetam, such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. It is important to avoid or limit the use of alcohol while taking levetiracetam and not exceed the recommended dose. Refrain from activities that require mental alertness until you know how the medication affects you. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
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.
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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 on this page is for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please consult your healthcare provider before taking any medication or changing your treatment plan.