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Drug interactions between Advil and mercaptopurine

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Advil (ibuprofen)
mercaptopurine

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Advil and mercaptopurine - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Advil

A total of 457 drugs are known to interact with Advil.

mercaptopurine

A total of 214 drugs are known to interact with mercaptopurine.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

mercaptopurine food

Applies to: mercaptopurine

You may experience reduced absorption of mercaptopurine in the presence of food. Take mercaptopurine on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication.

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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

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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