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Trientine Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with trientine:


Trientine (Includes trientine) ↔ iron-deficiency anemia

Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applies to: Anemia Associated with Iron Deficiency

The use of trientine has been associated with exacerbating iron deficiency. Therapy with trientine should be administered cautiously in patients with iron deficiency. If iron supplements are administered, an interval of two hours between iron and trientine is recommended.


  1. "Product Information. Syprine (trientine)." Aton Pharma, Lawrenceville, NJ.

Trientine drug interactions

There are 98 drug interactions with trientine

Trientine alcohol/food interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food interactions with trientine

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
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 information available.

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