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 very low blood pressure. 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.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with psychotic disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the condition.
Selegiline is not recommended for use in patients with severe renal impairment (CrCl less than 30 ml/min). Higher doses of this medicine may cause renal disorders. Close monitoring of kidney function is recommended while receiving this medicine.
Using Selegiline along with foods rich in tyramine like aged or processed cheese, red wine, fruits like banana, avocados, dietary supplements, yogurt, and caffeine should be avoided due to the increased risk of hypertensive crisis. Report any symptoms such as a sudden, severe headache; difficulty thinking; seizures; or chest pain 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.