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Drug interactions between Carafate and Poly Hist Forte (old formulation)

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Carafate (sucralfate)
Poly Hist Forte (old formulation) (phenylephrine/pyrilamine)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Carafate and Poly Hist Forte (old formulation) - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Carafate

A total of 141 drugs are known to interact with Carafate.

Poly Hist Forte (old formulation)

A total of 499 drugs are known to interact with Poly Hist Forte (old formulation).

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

sucralfate food

Applies to: Carafate (sucralfate)

When sucralfate is given with enteral (tube) feedings, the feeding tube may become clogged and/or sucralfate may not work as well. You could interrupt the feeding for 1 hour before and after the sucralfate dose. However, this still may not entirely avoid the interaction and may not always be feasible. 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

pyrilamine food

Applies to: Poly Hist Forte (old formulation) (phenylephrine / pyrilamine)

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of pyrilamine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with pyrilamine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of pyrilamine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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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

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

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