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Aluminum hydroxide Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with aluminum hydroxide.


Aluminum-containing antacids (applies to aluminum hydroxide) constipation

Major Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Renal Dysfunction, Intestinal Obstruction, Phosphate Imbalance

Aluminum containing antacids may produce constipation, which may lead to intestinal obstruction. Osteomalacia and hypophosphatemia may be produced in patients with renal dysfunction who are not receiving dialysis. Patients with renal dysfunction, intestinal obstruction, osteomalacia, or hypophosphatemia should use antacids with low or no aluminum content.


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Aluminum hydroxide drug interactions

There are 237 drug interactions with aluminum hydroxide.

Aluminum hydroxide alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with aluminum hydroxide.

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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 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.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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