Drug interactions between A-G Profen and Lithobid
|A-G Profen (ibuprofen)|
Interactions between your selected drugs
Before taking ibuprofen, tell your doctor if you also use lithium. You may need dose adjustments or special tests in order to safely take both medications together. The combination may increase lithium levels. You should notify your doctor if you have symptoms such as diarrhea, vomiting, drowsiness, tremor, thirst, lack of coordination, or muscle weakness. It is important that you tell your healthcare provider about all other medications that you are using including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using your medications without first talking to your doctor first.
- Lithobid Drug Interactions
- Lithobid controlled-release and extended-release tablets General Consumer Information
Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
|Major||Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderate||Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minor||Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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