EPIDIOLEX
  • EPIDIOLEX

  • QTY 60 • 100 MG/ML • Solution • Near 77381

Cannabidiol (kan a bi DYE ol) prevents and controls seizures in people with epilepsy. It works by calming overactive nerves in your body.

EPIDIOLEX Lifestyle Interactions

Cannabidiol 100mg/1mL, Oral solution

Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages

· Severity: Moderate

· Notes for Consumers: You may experience more Caffeine-related side effects or a decreased effect of Caffeine while taking Cannabidiol. Too much Caffeine can cause nausea, nervousness, sleeplessness, or tremor. You may need to limit your Caffeine intake. Common foods and beverages containing caffeine include coffee, teas, colas and chocolate. Many non-prescription drugs and diet aids may also contain caffeine.

· Notes for Professionals: Coadministration of cannabidiol and caffeine-containing foods/beverages may alter plasma concentrations of caffeine resulting in an increased risk of adverse reactions and/or decreased efficacy. Caffeine is a substrate of CYP1A2; cannabidiol may inhibit and/or induce CYP1A2 at clinically relevant concentrations.

Cannabidiol 100mg/1mL, Oral solution

Alcohol

· Severity: Major

· Notes for Consumers: Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication. Drinking alcohol while taking this medication can cause confusion, dizziness, lightheadedness, and increased risk of falling. Call emergency services right away if you experience slow or shallow breathing, difficulty staying awake, or are unable to respond or wake up.

· Notes for Professionals: Advise patients to avoid alcohol consumption while taking CNS depressants. Alcohol consumption may result in additive CNS depression. Alcohol has also been observed to increase cannabidiol exposure with a 93% increase in Cmax and a 63% greater AUC.

Cannabidiol 100mg/1mL, Oral solution

Marijuana

· Severity: Major

· Notes for Consumers: Discuss marijuana use with your care team. The effects of your medication may be altered if used with marijuana. Call emergency services right away if you experience slow or shallow breathing, difficulty staying awake, or are unable to respond or wake up.

· Notes for Professionals: Advise patients to avoid marijuana use while taking CNS depressants due to the risk for additive CNS depression and potential for other cognitive adverse reactions.

<b>DISCLAIMER:</b><em> This drug information content is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Patients should always consult their physician with any questions regarding a medical condition and to obtain medical advice and treatment. Drug information is sourced from GSDD (Gold Standard Drug Database ) provided by Elsevier.</em>

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