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Copper Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with Copper (copper gluconate).

Moderate

Copper/manganese (applies to Copper) elimination

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Biliary Obstruction, Liver Disease

The trace elements, copper and manganese, are excreted in the bile. Copper and manganese doses may need to be adjusted, reduced, or omitted in patients with liver disease or biliary obstruction.

References

  1. "Product Information. Copper Sulfate (copper sulfate)." Humco Holding Group PROD (2001):
  2. "Product Information. Manganese Chloride (manganese chloride)." Abbott Pharmaceutical PROD (2001):
  3. "Product Information. Manganese Sulfate (manganese sulfate)." American Regent Laboratories Inc PROD (2001):
Moderate

Trace metals (applies to Copper) malabsorption syndromes

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

The trace metals manganese, chromium, copper, selenium, and zinc are absorbed in the GI tract from dietary sources and following administration of oral supplements. GI absorption may be decreased in patients with malabsorption syndromes. Therefore, larger dosages may be required when these supplements are given orally. Parenteral administration may be appropriate.

References

  1. "Product Information. Galzin (zinc acetate)." Teva Pharmaceuticals USA PROD (2001):
  2. "Product Information. Chroma-Pak (chromic chloride hexahydrate)." Apothecon Inc (2022):
  3. "Product Information. Sele-Pak (selenium)." Fujisawa PROD
  4. "Product Information. Copper Sulfate (copper sulfate)." Humco Holding Group PROD (2001):
  5. "Product Information. Manganese Chloride (manganese chloride)." Abbott Pharmaceutical PROD (2001):
  6. "Product Information. Manganese Sulfate (manganese sulfate)." American Regent Laboratories Inc PROD (2001):
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Copper drug interactions

There are 27 drug interactions with Copper (copper gluconate).


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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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