This report displays the potential drug interactions between alprazolam and Novocain (procaine). Using these medications together can increase nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and confusion. It is important to avoid activities that require mental alertness, such as driving or operating hazardous machinery, until the effects of these medications have worn off. Additionally, grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with alprazolam and lead to potentially dangerous side effects. It is important to talk to a doctor before increasing or decreasing the amount of grapefruit products in one’s diet. Furthermore, it is advised to avoid drinking alcohol while taking alprazolam as it can increase the effects of alcohol.
Drug Interaction Classification
These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication. Major interactions are highly clinically significant and should be avoided; moderate interactions are moderately clinically significant and should usually be avoided; minor interactions are minimally clinically significant and may be acceptable in certain cases; and unknown interactions have no known risk or benefit.