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Drug interactions between deferiprone and Zinc

Results for the following 2 drugs:
deferiprone
Zinc (zinc sulfate)

Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

zinc sulfate ↔ deferiprone

Applies to:Zinc (zinc sulfate) and deferiprone

Deferiprone and zinc sulfate should not be taken orally at the same time. Products that contain aluminum, calcium, iron, magnesium, and/or other minerals may interfere with the absorption of deferiprone and reduce its effectiveness. You should take these medications at least four hours apart. 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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Drug and food interactions

No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
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 information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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

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