Diclegis Drug Interactions

Diclegis Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when any of the drugs mentioned above are combined with Diclegis.
 
Alcohol
Diclegis can cause drowsiness. Taking it with alcohol can add to this effect, which could increase your risk for falls or other accidents. It is recommended that women taking Diclegis not drink alcohol. 
 
Anticholinergic Medications
Combining Diclegis with anticholinergic medications could increase your risk for developing side effects (known as anticholinergic effects), such as:
 
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry eyes
  • A fast heart rate
  • Urinary retention (difficulty passing urine).
 
Medications That Cause Drowsiness
Diclegis can cause drowsiness. Combining it with other medicines that cause drowsiness may increase this effect, which could increase your risk for falls or other accidents. People taking Diclegis are recommended to not take other medicines that can cause drowsiness.
 
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Taking Diclegis with an MAOI may worsen and prolong certain side effects known as anticholinergic effects, such as:
 
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Dry eyes
  • Difficulty passing urine.
 
Diclegis should not be taken in combination with an MAOI.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all Diclegis drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
Pregnancy and Pain

Diclegis Medication Information

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