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Attapulgite Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with attapulgite.

Moderate

Adsorbent antidiarrheal (applies to attapulgite) fever

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Patients with diarrhea and fever should be seen by a physician. The potential for the diarrhea to be associated with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or amebiasis is increased in these patients.

References

  1. "Product Information. Kaopectate (attapulgite)." Pharmacia and Upjohn (2001):
  2. "Product Information. Diasorb (attapulgite)." Columbia Laboratories Inc (2001):
  3. "Product Information. Donnagel (attapulgite)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories (2001):

Attapulgite drug interactions

There are 73 drug interactions with attapulgite.


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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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