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Drug Interactions between Acid Controller Complete Dual Action and trazodone

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • Acid Controller Complete Dual Action (calcium carbonate/famotidine/magnesium hydroxide)
  • trazodone

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Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

famotidine traZODone

Applies to: Acid Controller Complete Dual Action (calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide) and trazodone

Using famotidine together with traZODone can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a relatively rare side effect. You may be more susceptible if you have a heart condition called congenital long QT syndrome, other cardiac diseases, conduction abnormalities, or electrolyte disturbances (for example, magnesium or potassium loss due to severe or prolonged diarrhea or vomiting). Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. You should seek immediate medical attention if you develop sudden dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, shortness of breath, or heart palpitations during treatment with these medications, whether together or alone. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Moderate

traZODone magnesium hydroxide

Applies to: trazodone and Acid Controller Complete Dual Action (calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide)

TraZODone can cause an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a relatively rare side effect. The risk is increased if you have low blood levels of magnesium or potassium, which can occur with bowel cleansing preparations or excessive use of medications that have a laxative effect. Do not exceed the dose and duration of use of magnesium hydroxide recommended on the product label or prescribed by your doctor. You should seek immediate medical attention if you develop sudden dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, shortness of breath, or heart palpitations during treatment with these medications. In addition, you should let your doctor know if you experience signs and symptoms of low magnesium or potassium blood level such as weakness, tiredness, drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, tingling, numbness, muscle pain, cramps, nausea, or vomiting. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Minor

famotidine calcium carbonate

Applies to: Acid Controller Complete Dual Action (calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide) and Acid Controller Complete Dual Action (calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide)

Information for this minor interaction is only available at a professional reading level.

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Minor

famotidine magnesium hydroxide

Applies to: Acid Controller Complete Dual Action (calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide) and Acid Controller Complete Dual Action (calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide)

Information for this minor interaction is only available at a professional reading level.

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Drug and food interactions

Moderate

traZODone food

Applies to: trazodone

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of traZODone such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with traZODone. Do not use more than the recommended dose of traZODone, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Moderate

calcium carbonate food

Applies to: Acid Controller Complete Dual Action (calcium carbonate / famotidine / magnesium hydroxide)

Calcium absorption may be increased by taking it with food. However, foods high in oxalic acid (spinach or rhubarb), or phytic acid (bran and whole grains) may decrease calcium absorption. Calcium may be taken with food to increase absorption. Consider spacing calcium administration for at least 2 hours before or after consuming foods high in oxalic acid or phytic acid. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

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.

Further information

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