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Pharmacology Infographic: Dangerous Drug Interactions to Avoid • 1) Tylenol & Antibiotics. 2) Aspirin & Diabetes Medications. 3) Benadryl & Sleeping Aids. 4) Antidepressants & St. John’s Wort. 5) Blood Pressure Medication & Licorice. 6) Statins & Grapefruit Juice. 7) Birth Control Pills & Antibiotics. 8) Asthma Medications & Coffee. 9) Anticoagulants & Vitamin K.
Great Construction of Pharmacology Antidotes. A few others to add: Praxbind for Pradaxa, Albuterol and/or insulin for Klor-con/K-Dur -> hyperK, lipid emulsion for CCB refractory to Ca to outcompete binding sites/glucagon/insulin for stimulation - idea behind lipid is that it binds CCB due to the lipophilic properties of CCBs, but more concern with NON-DHP CCBs d/t the affinity and selectivity for cardiac receptors vs peripheral receptors.