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Drug interactions between dimercaprol and selenium

Results for the following 2 drugs:
dimercaprol
selenium

Interactions between your drugs

Major

selenium dimercaprol

Applies to: selenium and dimercaprol

Dimercaprol can bind with certain metals such as iron and selenium, forming a complex that is toxic to the kidneys. Products containing iron or selenium should not be used during dimercaprol therapy. If you are currently receiving or have recently received selenium, let your doctor know before receiving treatment with dimercaprol. You may need to wait at least 24 hours after the last dose of dimercaprol before you can start or resume selenium. 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

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