Advertisement

How does Diastat interact with other medications or food?

Diastat interactions may occur with antidepressants, barbiturates, protease inhibitors, monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, narcotics, phenothiazines, valproate and valproic acid. Drinking alcohol or using depressants will add to the effects of Diastat, causing increased drowsiness and dizziness. No known food interactions have been reported.

Continue Learning about Anti-anxiety

What anti-anxiety medicines are used to treat generalized anxiety disorder?
World Federation For Mental Health (WFMH)World Federation For Mental Health (WFMH)
One class of anti-anxiety medications, called benzodiazepines, works to immediately ease the symptom...
More Answers
As an older adult, what should I know about taking anti-anxiety drugs?
Michael J. Mufson, MDMichael J. Mufson, MD
As we age, drugs tend to be metabolized and absorbed more slowly, lingering longer in the body. This...
More Answers
What Are Some Risks of Anti-Anxiety Medications?
What Are Some Risks of Anti-Anxiety Medications?
How Do I Know If I'm Taking Too Much Anti-Anxiety Medication?
How Do I Know If I'm Taking Too Much Anti-Anxiety Medication?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.