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Omnicef (cefdinir) Disease Interactions

There are 7 disease interactions with Omnicef (cefdinir):

Major

Antibiotics (applies to Omnicef) colitis

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Colitis/Enteritis (Noninfectious)

Clostridioides difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD), formerly pseudomembranous colitis, has been reported with almost all antibacterial drugs and may range from mild diarrhea to fatal colitis. The most common culprits include clindamycin and lincomycin. Antibacterial therapy alters the normal flora of the colon, leading to overgrowth of C difficile, whose toxins A and B contribute to CDAD development. Morbidity and mortality are increased with hypertoxin-producing strains of C difficile; these infections can be resistant to antimicrobial therapy and may require colectomy. CDAD must be considered in all patients who present with diarrhea after antibacterial use. Since CDAD has been reported to occur more than 2 months after antibacterial use, careful medical history is necessary. Therapy with broad-spectrum antibacterials and other agents with significant antibacterial activity should be administered cautiously in patients with history of gastrointestinal disease, particularly colitis; pseudomembranous colitis (generally characterized by severe, persistent diarrhea and severe abdominal cramps, and sometimes associated with the passage of blood and mucus), if it occurs, may be more severe in these patients and may be associated with flares in underlying disease activity. Antibacterial drugs not directed against C difficile may need to be stopped if CDAD is suspected or confirmed. Appropriate fluid and electrolyte management, protein supplementation, antibacterial treatment of C difficile, and surgical evaluation should be started as clinically indicated.

References

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  2. Thomas E, Mehta JB "Pseudomembranous colitis due to oxacillin therapy." South Med J 77 (1984): 532-3
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  5. Bauwens JE, McFarland LV, Melcher SA "Recurrent clostridium difficile disease following ciprofloxacin use." Ann Pharmacother 31 (1997): 1090
  6. Trexler MF, Fraser TG, Jones MP "Fulminant pseudomembranous colitis caused by clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream." Am J Gastroenterol 92 (1997): 2112-3
  7. Lyon JA "Imipenem/cilastatin: the first carbapenem antibiotic." Drug Intell Clin Pharm 19 (1985): 894-8
  8. Daly JJ, Chowdary KV "Pseudomembranous colitis secondary to metronidazole." Dig Dis Sci 28 (1983): 573-4
  9. Harmon T, Burkhart G, Applebaum H "Perforated pseudomembranous colitis in the breast-fed infant." J Pediatr Surg 27 (1992): 744-6
  10. O'Meara TF, Simmons RA "Carbenicillin and pseudomembranous enterocolitis." Ann Intern Med 92 (1980): 440-1
  11. Milstone EB, McDonald AJ, Scholhamer CF Jr "Pseudomembranous colitis after topical application of clindamycin." Arch Dermatol 117 (1981): 154-5
  12. Meadowcroft AM, Diaz PR, Latham GS "Clostridium difficile toxin-induced colitis after use of clindmycin phosphate vaginal cream." Ann Pharmacother 32 (1998): 309-11
  13. Dan M, Samra Z "Clostridium difficile colitis associated with ofloxacin therapy." Am J Med 87 (1989): 479
  14. Burt RA "A review of the drug events reported by 12,917 patients treated with cephalexin." Postgrad Med J 59 (1983): 47-50,51-3
  15. Ehrenpreis ED, Lievens MW, Craig RM "Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea after norfloxacin." J Clin Gastroenterol 12 (1990): 188-9
  16. Cone JB, Wetzel W "Toxic megacolon secondary to pseudomembranous colitis." Dis Colon Rectum 25 (1982): 478-82
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  18. Cannon SR, Dyson PH, Sanderson PJ "Pseudomembranous colitis associated with antibiotic prophylaxis in orthopaedic surgery." J Bone Joint Surg Br 70-B (1988): 600-2
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  20. Wang C, Calandra GB, Aziz MA, Brown KR "Efficacy and safety of imipenem/cilastatin: a review of worldwide clinical experience." Rev Infect Dis 7 (1985): s528-36
  21. Miller SN, Ringler RP "Vancomycin-induced pseudomembranous colitis." J Clin Gastroenterol 9 (1987): 114-5
  22. Bingley PJ, Harding GM "Clostridium difficile colitis following treatment with metronidazole and vancomycin." Postgrad Med J 63 (1987): 993-4
  23. Hutcheon DF, Milligan FD, Yardley JH, Hendrix TR "Cephalosporin-associated pseudomembranous colitis." Am J Dig Dis 23 (1978): 321-6
  24. Osler T, Lott D, Bordley J, et al "Cefazolin-induced pseudomembranous colitis resulting in perforation of the sigmoid colon." Dis Colon Rectum 29 (1986): 140-3
  25. Parry MF, Rha CK "Pseudomembranous colitis caused by topical clindamycin phosphate." Arch Dermatol 122 (1986): 583-4
  26. Pokorney BH, Nichols TW, Jr "Pseudomembranous colitis. A complication of sulfasalazine therapy in a patient with Crohn's colitis." Am J Gastroenterol 76 (1981): 374-6
  27. Clissold SP, Todd PA, Campoli-Richards DM "Imipenem/cilastatin: a review of its antibacterial activity, pharmacokinetic properties and therapeutic efficacy." Drugs 33 (1987): 185-241
  28. Sankarankutty M, McGeorge D, Galasko CS "Pseudomembranous colitis following cephradine prophylaxis." Postgrad Med J 58 (1982): 726-8
  29. Gordin F, Gibert C, Schmidt ME "Clostridium difficile colitis associated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole given as prophylaxis for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia." Am J Med 96 (1994): 94-5
  30. Midtvedt T, Carlstedt-Duke B, Hoverstad T, et al "Influence of peroral antibiotics upon the biotransformatory activity of the intestinal microflora in healthy subjects." Eur J Clin Invest 16 (1986): 11-7
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  32. Sugarman B "Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, pseudomembranous colitis, and spinal cord injury." South Med J 78 (1985): 711-3
  33. Boriello SP, Jones RH, Phillips I "Rifampicin-associated pseudomembranous colitis." Br Med J 281 (1980): 1180-1
  34. Klinger D, Radford P, Collin J "Pneumoperitoneum without faecal peritonitis in a patient with pseudomembranous colitis." Br Med J 288 (1984): 1271-2
  35. Ring FA, Hershfield NB, Machin GA, Scott RB "Sulfasalazine-induced colitis complicating idiopathic ulcerative colitis." Can Med Assoc J 131 (1984): 43-5
  36. Friedman RJ, Mayer IE, Galambos JT, Hersh T "Oxacillin-induced pseudomembranous colitis." Am J Gastroenterol 73 (1980): 445-7
  37. Golledge CL, Riley TV "Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea after doxycycline malaria prophylaxis." Lancet 345 (1995): 1377-8
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  39. Leigh DA, Simmons K, Williams S "Gastrointestinal side effects following clindamycin and lincomycin treatment: a follow up study." J Antimicrob Chemother 6 (1980): 639-45
  40. Edlund C, Brismar B, Nord CE "Effect of lomefloxacin on the normal oral and intestinal microflora." Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 1 (1990): 35-9
  41. Brause BD, Romankiewicz JA, Gotz V, Franklin JE Jr, Roberts RB "Comparative study of diarrhea associated with clindamycin and ampicillin therapy." Am J Gastroenterol 73 (1980): 244-8
  42. Edlund C, Lidbeck A, Kager L, Nord CE "Effect of enoxacin on colonic microflora of healthy volunteers." Eur J Clin Microbiol 6 (1987): 298-300
  43. Hecht JR, Olinger EJ "Clostridium difficile colitis secondary to intravenous vancomycin." Dig Dis Sci 34 (1989): 148-9
  44. Bernstein L "Adverse reaction to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, with particular reference to long-term therapy." Can Med Assoc J 112 (1975): s96-8
  45. Van Ness MM, Cattau EL Jr "Fulminant colitis complicating antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis: case report and review of the clinical manifestations and treatment." Am J Gastroenterol 82 (1987): 374-7
  46. Hinton NA "The effect of oral tetracycline HCl and doxycycline on the intestinal flora." Curr Ther Res Clin Exp 12 (1970): 341-52
  47. Saginur R, Hawley CR, Bartlett JG "Colitis associated with metronidazole therapy." J Infect Dis 141 (1980): 772-4
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Moderate

Beta-lactams (oral) (applies to Omnicef) renal dysfunction

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility.

Most beta-lactam antibiotics are eliminated by the kidney as unchanged drug and, in some cases, also as metabolites. The serum concentrations of beta-lactam antibiotics and their metabolites may be increased and the half-lives prolonged in patients with impaired renal function. Dosage adjustments may be necessary and modifications should be based on the degree of renal impairment as well as severity of infection in accordance with the individual product package labeling. Renal function tests should be performed periodically during prolonged and/or high-dose therapy, since nephrotoxicity and alterations in renal function have occasionally been associated with the use of these drugs.

References

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  6. "Product Information. Suprax (cefixime)." Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc, Baltimore, MD.
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  8. Nakano H, Sasaki K, Mizoguchi M, Ishibe T, Nihira H "Absorption and excretion of carbenicillin indanyl sodium in patients with reduced kidney function." Chemotherapy 23 (1977): 299-308
  9. St Peter JV, Borin MT, Hughes GS, et al "Disposition of cefpodoxime proxetil in healthy volunteers and patients with impaired renal function." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 36 (1992): 126-31
  10. Bergan T "Pharmacokinetic comparison of oral bacampicillin and parenteral ampicillin." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 13 (1978): 971-4
  11. Nix DE, Symonds WT, Hyatt JM, et al. "Comparative pharmacokinetics of oral ceftibuten, cefixime, cefaclor, and cefuroxime axetil in healthy volunteers." Pharmacotherapy 17 (1997): 121-5
  12. "Product Information. Spectracef (cefditoren)." TAP Pharmaceuticals Inc, Deerfield, IL.
  13. Bloch R, Szwed JJ, Sloan RS, Luft FC "Pharmacokinetics of cefaclor in normal subjects and patients with chronic renal failure." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 12 (1977): 730-2
  14. Nelson JD, Reimold EW "Carbenicillin pharmacokinetics in an anephric patient." Lancet 1 (1973): 486-7
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  16. Guay DRP "Ceftibuten: A new expanded-spectrum oral cephalosporin." Ann Pharmacother 31 (1997): 1022-33
  17. Braga PC, Fraschini F, Ceccarelli G, Scaglione F, Scarpazza G "Clinical pharmacokinetic evaluation of bacampicillin." Clin Ther 4 (1981): 32-42
  18. "Product Information. Spectrobid (bacampicillin)." Roerig Division, New York, NY.
  19. Regamey C, Humair L "Pharmacokinetics of cephalexin in renal insufficiency." Postgrad Med J 47 Supp) (1971): 69-77
  20. Berman SJ, Boughton WH, Sugihara JG, et al "Pharmacokinetics of cefaclor in patients with end stage renal disease and during hemodialysis." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 14 (1978): 281-3
  21. Santoro J, Agarwal BN, Martinelli R, et al "Pharmacology of cefaclor in normal volunteers and patients with renal failure." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 13 (1978): 951-4
  22. Bailey RR, Gower PE, Dash CH "The effect of impairment of renal function and haemodialysis on serum and urine levels of cephalexin." Postgrad Med J 46 (1970): 60-4
  23. Finkelstein ER, Quintiliani R, Nightingale CH "Pharmacokinetics of oral cephalosporins." J Pediatr 93 (1978): 902
  24. "Product Information. Cefzil (cefprozil)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
  25. Andriole VT "Pharmacokinetics of cephalosporins in patients with normal or reduced renal function." J Infect Dis 137 (1978): s88-99
  26. Sjovall J, Westerlund D, Alvan G "Renal excretion of intravenously infused amoxycillin and ampicillin." Br J Clin Pharmacol 19 (1985): 191-201
  27. Spyker DA, Thomas BL, Sande MA, Bolton WK "Pharmacokinetics of cefaclor and caphalexin: dosage nomograms for impaired renal function." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 14 (1978): 172-7
  28. Ehrnebo M, Nilsson SO, Boreus LO "Pharmacokinetics of ampicillin and its prodrugs bacampicillin and pivampicillin in man." J Pharmacokinet Biopharm 7 (1979): 429-51
  29. "Product Information. Amoxil (amoxicillin)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.
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  31. Yamasaku F, Tsuchida R, Usuda Y "A study of the kinetics of cephalosporins in renal impairment." Postgrad Med J Suppl (1970): 57-9
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  33. Dhib M, Moulin B, Leroy A, et al "Relationship between renal function and disposition of oral cefixime." Eur J Clin Pharmacol 41 (1991): 579-83
  34. "Product Information. Vantin (cefpodoxime)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
  35. Standiford HC, Jordan MC, Kirby WM "Clinical pharmacology of carbenicillin compared with other penicillins." J Infect Dis 122 (1970): s9-13
  36. Humbert G, Spyker DA, Fillastre JP, Leroy A "Pharmacokinetics of amoxicillin: dosage nomogram for patients with impaired renal function." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 15 (1979): 28-33
  37. "Product Information. Polymox (amoxicillin)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
  38. Yamasaku F, Tsuchida R, Usada Y "A study of the kinetics of cephalosporins in renal impairment." Postgrad Med J Suppl (1970): 57-9
  39. "Product Information. Velosef (cephradine)." Apothecon Inc, Plainsboro, NJ.
  40. "Product Information. Cedax (ceftibuten)." Schering-Plough, Liberty Corner, NJ.
  41. Gartenberg G, Meyers BR, Hirschman SZ, Srulevitch E "Pharmacokinetics of cefaclor in patients with stable renal impairment, and patients undergoing haemodialysis." J Antimicrob Chemother 5 (1979): 465-70
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  43. Hori R, Okumura K, Nihira H, et al "A new dosing regimen in renal insufficiency: application to cephalexin." Clin Pharmacol Ther 38 (1985): 290-5
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  45. Guay DR, Meatherall RC, Harding GK, Brown GR "Pharmacokinetics of cefixime (CL 284,635; FK 027) in healthy subjects and patients with renal insufficiency." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 30 (1986): 485-90
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  47. Hoffler D, Koeppe P, Corcilius M, Przyklink A "Cefpodoxime proxetil in patients with endstage renal failure on hemodialysis." Infection 18 (1990): 157-62
  48. "Product Information. Keflex (cephalexin)." Dista Products Company, Indianapolis, IN.
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  50. "Product Information. Ceclor (cefaclor)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
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  52. "Product Information. Lorabid (loracarbef)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
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  55. "Product Information. Omnicef (cefdinir)." Parke-Davis, Morris Plains, NJ.
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  62. "Product Information. Duricef (cefadroxil)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
  63. Neu HC "The pharmacokinetics of bacampicillin." Rev Infect Dis 3 (1981): 110-6
  64. Reisberg BE, Mandelbaum JM "Cephalexin: absorption and excretion as related to renal function and hemodialysis." Infect Immun 3 (1971): 540-3
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Moderate

Cefdinir (applies to Omnicef) diabetes

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Diabetes Mellitus

Omnicef (brand of cefdinir) oral suspension contains 2.86 grams of sucrose per each 5 mL of reconstituted suspension. The sugar content should be considered when this product is used in patients with diabetes.

References

  1. "Product Information. Omnicef (cefdinir)." Parke-Davis, Morris Plains, NJ.
Moderate

Cefdinir/cefixime (applies to Omnicef) nitroprusside tests

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Diabetes Mellitus

The cephalosporins, cefixime and cefdinir, have been reported to cause false-positive reactions for ketones in the urine with tests using nitroprusside, but not with tests using nitroferricyanide. Clinicians should be cognizant of this interaction when prescribing or administering either of these agents to patients with diabetes.

References

  1. "Product Information. Suprax (cefixime)." Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc, Baltimore, MD.
  2. "Product Information. Omnicef (cefdinir)." Parke-Davis, Morris Plains, NJ.
Moderate

Cephalosporins (applies to Omnicef) dialysis

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: hemodialysis

Most cephalosporin antibiotics are removed by hemodialysis. Doses should either be scheduled for administration after dialysis or supplemental doses be given after dialysis. Cefonicid, cefixime, and ceftriaxone are not significantly removed by hemodialysis.

References

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  2. "Product Information. Vantin (cefpodoxime)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.
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  4. "Product Information. Claforan (cefotaxime)." Hoechst Marion-Roussel Inc, Kansas City, MO.
  5. "Product Information. Ceftin (cefuroxime)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.
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  10. Shyu WC, Pittman KA, Wilber RB, et al "Pharmacokinetics of cefprozil in healthy subjects and patients with renal impairment." J Clin Pharmacol 31 (1991): 362-71
  11. Reisberg BE, Mandelbaum JM "Cephalexin: absorption and excretion as related to renal function and hemodialysis." Infect Immun 3 (1971): 540-3
  12. "Product Information. Tazicef (ceftazidime)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.
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  14. Spyker DA, Richmond JD, Scheld WM, Bolton WK "Pharmacokinetics of multiple-dose cefoperazone in hemodialysis patients." Am J Nephrol 5 (1985): 355-60
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  16. Matzke GR, Frye RF, Joy MS, Palevsky PM "Determinants of ceftriaxone clearance by continuous venovenous hemofiltration and hemodialysis." Pharmacotherapy 20 (2000): 635-43
  17. "Product Information. Maxipime (cefepime)." Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
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  20. "Product Information. Mandol (cefamandole)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
  21. "Product Information. Rocephin (ceftriaxone)." Roche Laboratories, Nutley, NJ.
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  23. Spyker DA, Gober LL, Scheld WM, et al "Pharmacokinetics of cefaclor in renal failure: effects of multiple doses and hemodialysis." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 21 (1982): 278-81
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  25. "Product Information. Lorabid (loracarbef)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
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  34. Gabutti L, TaminelliBeltraminelli L, Marone C "Clearance of ceftriaxone during haemodialysis using cuprophane, haemophane and polysulfone dialysers." Eur J Clin Pharmacol 53 (1997): 123-6
  35. "Product Information. Keflin (cephalothin)." Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
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  38. "Product Information. Cefobid (cefoperazone)." Roerig Division, New York, NY.
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  43. "Product Information. Mefoxin (cefoxitin)." Merck & Co, Inc, West Point, PA.
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  46. Gabutti L, Taminelli-Beltraminelli L, Marone C "Clearance of ceftriaxone during haemodialysis using cuprophane, haemophane and polysulfone dialysers." Eur J Clin Pharmacol 53 (1997): 123-6
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  48. Ahern MJ, Finkelstein FO, Andriole VT "Pharmacokinetics of cefamandole in patients undergoing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis." Antimicrob Agents Chemother 10 (1976): 457-61
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Moderate

Cephalosporins (applies to Omnicef) liver disease

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Cases of hepatitis have been reported with the use of certain cephalosporins. Transient rise in SGOT, SGPT, and alkaline phosphatase levels have also been observed. Caution and monitoring is recommended when these agents are prescribed to patients with hepatic disorders.

Moderate

Cephalosporins (applies to Omnicef) seizure disorders

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Seizures

Cephalosporins have been implicated in triggering seizures. Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE), encephalopathy, coma, asterixis, neuromuscular excitability, and myoclonia have been reported with cephalosporins particularly in patients with a history of epilepsy and/or when recommended dosages of cephalosporins were exceeded due to renal impairment. Adjust dosing based on creatinine clearance. Anticonvulsant therapy should be continued in patients with known seizure disorders. If CNS adverse reactions including seizures occur, patients should undergo a neurological evaluation to determine whether treatment should be discontinued.

Omnicef (cefdinir) drug interactions

There are 43 drug interactions with Omnicef (cefdinir)

Omnicef (cefdinir) alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Omnicef (cefdinir)

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.

Further information

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