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Altaflor (fluoride) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Altaflor (fluoride):

Moderate

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.

References

  1. "Product Information. Fluoritab (fluoride)." Abbott Pharmaceutical, Abbott Park, IL.

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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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