Drug Interactions between amlodipine and Metamucil
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Metamucil (psyllium)
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between amlodipine and Metamucil. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
- Amlodipine is in the drug class calcium channel blocking agents.
- Amlodipine is used to treat the following conditions:
- Metamucil is in the drug class laxatives.
- Metamucil is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Metamucil (psyllium)
Psyllium may interact with other medications if given at the same time. This can cause your other medications to become less effective. In general, all oral medications should be administered at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after dosing of psyllium. Take psyllium with a full glass (at least 8 ounces) of cool water or another liquid. Taking psyllium without enough liquid may cause it to swell in the throat and cause choking.
Applies to: amlodipine
Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.
For clinical details see professional interaction data.
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
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No interaction information available.|