How does Alphagan-P interact with other medications or food?

Alphagan-P can cause drowsiness and thus increase the risk of drowsiness from alcohol, barbiturates like phenobarbital, medications for anxiety and sleeping pills.

Although Alphagan-P is applied to the eyes, from which little is absorbed into the bloodstream, several side effects can, in theory, happen.
Furazolidone and MAO inhibitors might increase the side effects of Alphagan-P.

Alphagan-P might interfere with blood pressure medications and heart medications. Tricyclic antidepressants might decrease the effectiveness of Alphagan-P. Be sure to tell the doctor about all of the prescription medications, supplements, vitamins and over-the-counter medicines, especially other eye drops, that you use.

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