Altaflor (fluoride) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Altaflor (fluoride):
Fluoride (applies to Altaflor) gastrointestinal bleeding
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Colitis/Enteritis (Noninfectious), Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Peptic Ulcer
Gastrointestinal toxicity, including GI bleeding has occurred in patients receiving 40 to 65 mg of fluoride daily. Therapy with large dosages of fluoride should be administered cautiously in patients with or predisposed to GI bleeding.
- "Product Information. Fluoritab (fluoride)." Abbott Pharmaceutical, Abbott Park, IL.
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No interaction information available.|