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Can diazepam tablets interact with medications or foods?

Diazepam tablets interact with a number of drugs as well as alcohol, so it is important to tell your doctor what medications (both prescription and over-the-counter) and supplements you are taking. Diazepam tablets can have an additive effect when taken with alcohol, antihistamines, sedatives, allergy medications, tranquilizers, some pain medications, narcotics, sleeping pills, some anesthetics, cold medicine, muscle relaxants, seizure medications, and antidepressants, making you drowsier than if you take the diazepam alone. Other drugs that interact with diazepam include Tagamet, Nizoral, Prilosec, and Dilantin. Diazepam tablets should not be taken with grapefruit juice, as this can increase the risk of side effects.  

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