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Ammoniated mercury topical Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with ammoniated mercury topical:

Major

Mercury (applies to ammoniated mercury topical) dermal absorption

Major Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Burns - External

CNS toxicity associated with mercury poisoning has resulted from prolonged use of mercury or application to extensive dermal areas. Mercury should not be applied to open wounds, inflamed, abraded, or denuded skin, or burns.

References

  1. "Product Information. Aeroaid (thimerosal topical)." Graham Field, Hauppauge, NY.

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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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