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Drug Interactions between Calcium 600 D and hydroxychloroquine

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

  • Calcium 600 D (calcium/vitamin d)
  • hydroxychloroquine

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Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

calcium carbonate hydroxychloroquine

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

It is best not to take hydroxychloroquine and calcium carbonate at the same time. Products that contain magnesium, aluminum, or calcium such as antacids and some other gastrointestinal medications may interfere with the absorption of hydroxychloroquine and reduce its effectiveness. To minimize the risk of an interaction, you should try to separate the dosing of these medications by at least 4 hours. Contact your doctor if your symptoms worsen or your condition changes during treatment with these medications. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact. 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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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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