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Drug Interactions between Calcium 600 D and ferrous gluconate

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

  • Calcium 600 D (calcium/vitamin d)
  • ferrous gluconate

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Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

calcium carbonate ferrous gluconate

Applies to: Calcium 600 D (calcium / vitamin d) and ferrous gluconate

Using calcium carbonate together with ferrous gluconate may decrease the effects of ferrous gluconate. The administration of ferrous gluconate should be separated at least 2 hours from calcium carbonate, ferrous gluconate should be taken at least 2 hours before and not less than 6 hours after Suprep Bowel Prep (magnesium/potassium/sodium sulfates), or calcium carbonate and ferrous gluconate should be taken as directed by your healthcare provider. Talk to your healthcare provider if you are unsure whether your medications contain something that could potentially interact or if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. 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

calcium carbonate food

Applies to: Calcium 600 D (calcium / vitamin d)

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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Minor

ferrous gluconate food

Applies to: ferrous gluconate

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

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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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