Prinzide Drug Interactions

Other Blood Pressure Medicine
When taking Prinzide with another high blood pressure medication, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to decrease the chances of developing this Prinzide interaction, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or change the dose of either medicine.
 
Alcohol
When taking Prinzide with alcohol, your blood pressure may decrease too much. Be sure to talk with your healthcare provider about drinking alcohol while taking Prinzide.
 
Barbiturates (Amytal, Butisol Sodium, Luminal, Mysoline, Nembutal, Pentothal)
When taking Prinzide with a barbiturate, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to decrease the chances of developing this Prinzide interaction, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of Prinzide, and monitor you more closely.
 
Narcotics
When taking Prinzide with a narcotic, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to decrease the chances of developing this interaction, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of Prinzide, and/or monitor you more closely.
 
Cholestyramine (Prevalite, Questran, Questran Light, LoCholest)
Cholestyramine can bind to Prinzide in the digestive tract and decrease its absorption into the body. To avoid this drug interaction, take Prinzide at least one hour before or four to six hours after taking cholestyramine.
 
Colestipol (Colestid)
Colestipol can bind to Prinzide in the digestive tract and decrease its absorption into the body. Take Prinzide at least one hour before or four to six hours after taking colestipol to avoid this drug interaction.
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