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Drug interactions between Adderall and Alka-Seltzer Gold

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Adderall (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine)
Alka-Seltzer Gold (citric acid/potassium bicarbonate/sodium bicarbonate)

Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

sodium bicarbonate amphetamine

Applies to: Alka-Seltzer Gold (citric acid / potassium bicarbonate / sodium bicarbonate) and Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)

Ask your doctor before using amphetamine together with sodium bicarbonate, this can increase the effects of amphetamine. Call the doctor if you experience restlessness, tremor, rapid breathing, confusion, hallucinations, panic, aggressiveness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, an irregular heartbeat, and seizures. If your doctor prescribes these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safey use both medications. 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

sodium bicarbonate dextroamphetamine

Applies to: Alka-Seltzer Gold (citric acid / potassium bicarbonate / sodium bicarbonate) and Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)

Ask your doctor before using dextroamphetamine together with sodium bicarbonate, this can increase the effects of dextroamphetamine. Call the doctor if you experience restlessness, tremor, rapid breathing, confusion, hallucinations, panic, aggressiveness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, an irregular heartbeat, and seizures. If your doctor prescribes these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safey use both medications. 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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Drug and food interactions

Moderate

amphetamine food

Applies to: Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)

Using amphetamine together with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with amphetamine. Let your doctor know if you experience severe or frequent headaches, chest pain, and/or a fast or pounding heartbeat. 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

dextroamphetamine food

Applies to: Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)

Using dextroamphetamine together with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with dextroamphetamine. Let your doctor know if you experience severe or frequent headaches, chest pain, and/or a fast or pounding heartbeat. 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

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
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.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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