Drug Interactions between cholestyramine and Vancocin HCl Pulvules
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Vancocin HCl Pulvules (vancomycin)
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: Vancocin HCl Pulvules (vancomycin) and cholestyramine
The following interaction applies only if you are receiving vancomycin orally:
cholestyramine may interfere with the absorption of vancomycin when these medications are taken at the same time. This may reduce the blood levels and effects of vancomycin. To prevent or minimize the interaction, vancomycin should be taken at least 1 hour before or 4 to 6 hours after the cholestyramine dose. Contact your doctor if your symptoms worsen or your condition changes during treatment with these medications. 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.
Drug and food interactions
No interactions were found. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
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.|