How does Corzide interact with other medications or food?

Corzide is a prescription medication that treats high blood pressure. Many medications, including over-the-counter medications that contain stimulants, such as cold remedies or diet pills, can interact with Corzide. Other medications that may have negative interactions include treatments for: infections; inflammation; high blood pressure and other heart problems, including arrhythmia; diabetes; depression and anxiety; immune system suppression; allergic reactions; asthma; and seizures.

Do not take Corzide in combination with dofetilide or mibefradil because of the increased risk of serious heart-related side effects. Some herbal and dietary supplements may also increase the risk of dangerous side effects. These supplements include: herbal teas, coenzyme Q10, garlic, ginseng, gingko and St. John's Wort. Before starting Corzide, you should discuss with your doctor any medications you are currently taking, and do not take additional medications without talking to your doctor first.

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