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Drug interactions between allopurinol and hydrochlorothiazide / lisinopril

Results for the following 2 drugs:
allopurinol
hydrochlorothiazide/lisinopril

Interactions between your drugs

Major

allopurinol lisinopril

Applies to: allopurinol and hydrochlorothiazide / lisinopril

Talk to your doctor before using allopurinol together with lisinopril. Combining these medications may increase the risk of severe allergic reactions and infections. You should seek immediate medical attention if you develop shortness of breath; throat tightness; swelling of the face, lips, or tongue; itching; rash; fever; and/or muscle pain or weakness. Also let your doctor know if you notice signs of infection or experience fever, chills, sore throat, fatigue, body aches, or other flu-like symptoms. 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

allopurinol hydroCHLOROthiazide

Applies to: allopurinol and hydrochlorothiazide / lisinopril

Before taking allopurinol, tell your doctor if you also use hydroCHLOROthiazide. You may need dose adjustments to safely take both medications together. You should notify your doctor if you have symptoms of a rash, itching, fever, or chills. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using your medications without first talking to your doctor first.

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Drug and food interactions

Moderate

lisinopril food

Applies to: hydrochlorothiazide / lisinopril

It is recommended that if you are taking lisinopril you should be advised to avoid moderately high or high potassium dietary intake. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking lisinopril, unless your doctor has told you to.

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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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