All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Description - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Instructions - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
This medicine should be used with caution due to an increased risk of a very low blood pressure while getting up from a lying or a sitting position. This risk is especially higher in patients receiving high blood pressure medicines. Close monitoring of blood pressure in necessary while receiving this medicine. Report any symptoms of hypotension such as lightheadedness or fainting to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with psychotic disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Rasagiline is not recommended for use in patients with moderate to severe hepatic impairment. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done in patients with mild hepatic impairment to avoid undesired side effects.
Rasagiline may cause a sudden increase in the blood pressure. Close monitoring of blood pressure is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments may be required if the elevation in blood pressure is persistent. Patients should be screened for new onset hypertension or uncontrolled hypertension before initiating therapy with this medicine.
Use of caffeine along with Rasagiline may cause alterations in blood pressure, dizziness, confusion, nausea, vomiting, and hallucinations. It is advised that you do not consume caffeine during treatment with this medicine.
Using Rasagiline along with foods rich in tyramine such as aged or processed cheese, red wine, bananas, avocados, yogurt, etc. may cause a sudden increase in the blood pressure. Report any symptoms such as a sudden, severe headache; difficulty thinking; seizures; or chest pain; etc. to the doctor immediately. Your dietitian/doctor may suggest appropriate changes in your diet based on your clinical condition.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.