How does belladonna and opium interact with other medications or foods?

Some medications known to interact with belladonna and opium suppositories include:

  • cold and allergy medicines
  • other narcotics
  • antidepressants
  • drugs for treating mental illness
  • blood thinners
  • cimetidine
  • rifampin
  • diazepam or other similar medicines

Specifically, the effectiveness of belladonna and opium suppositories may decrease if used with nalbuphine, naltrexone, pentazocine, butorphanol and buprenorphine. In addition, belladonna and opium suppository side effects may increase if used with MAOIs, sodium oxybate or GHB, cimetidine, phenothiazines and furazolidone. Be sure to discuss all medications, supplements and recreational drug or alcohol use with your doctor before using belladonna and opium suppositories.

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