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Drug interactions between diphenhydramine and zinc acetate

Results for the following 2 drugs:
diphenhydramine
zinc acetate

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between diphenhydramine and zinc acetate. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

diphenhydramine

A total of 810 drugs (4819 brand and generic names) are known to interact with diphenhydramine.

zinc acetate

A total of 113 drugs (484 brand and generic names) are known to interact with zinc acetate.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

zinc acetate food

Applies to: zinc acetate

You may experience reduced absorption of zinc acetate in the presence of certain foods. Bread, bran, hard boiled eggs, coffee, and milk may significantly decrease the absorption of zinc acetate. Take zinc acetate on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal unless otherwise directed by your doctor. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Zinc acetate may be taken with small amounts of protein such as meat.

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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.

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