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Arginine Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with arginine.


Arginine (applies to arginine) electrolyte imbalances

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Renal Dysfunction, Hyperkalemia, Diabetes Mellitus, Liver Disease

There have been reports of electrolyte imbalances including hyperkalemia with arginine infusions (especially at high doses). The risk may increase in patients with renal impairment, diabetes, and hepatic impairment. Caution is advised when used in these patients.

Arginine drug interactions

There are 43 drug interactions with arginine.

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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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