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Drug Interactions between Equalactin and Imodium

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • Equalactin (polycarbophil)
  • Imodium (loperamide)

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Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between Equalactin and Imodium. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.


A total of 28 drugs are known to interact with Equalactin.


A total of 312 drugs are known to interact with Imodium.

Drug and food interactions


polycarbophil food

Applies to: Equalactin (polycarbophil)

Polycarbophil may interact with other medications if given at the same time. This can cause your other medications to become less effective. In general, all oral medications should be administered at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after dosing of polycarbophil. Take polycarbophil with a full glass (at least 8 ounces) of cool water or another liquid. Taking polycarbophil without enough liquid may cause it to swell in the throat and cause choking.

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loperamide food

Applies to: Imodium (loperamide)

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of loperamide 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 loperamide. Do not use more than the recommended dose of loperamide, 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

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