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Silver nitrate topical Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with silver nitrate topical.


Silver nitrite (applies to silver nitrate topical) dermal absorption

Moderate Potential Hazard, Low plausibility. Applicable conditions: Hyponatremia, Electrolyte Abnormalities

Electrolyte abnormalities of hyponatremia and hypochloremia have resulted from prolonged use of silver nitrate or application of wet dressings to extensive dermal areas. Sodium and chloride leech into dressings. Therapy with silver nitrate dressings should be applied cautiously in patients with or predisposition to electrolyte abnormalities. Clinical monitoring of electrolytes is recommended and electrolyte replacement as indicted.


  1. "Product Information. Silver Nitrate (silver nitrate topical)." Graham Field

Silver nitrate topical drug interactions

There are 49 drug interactions with silver nitrate topical.

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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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