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Drug Interactions between Escavite and omeprazole / sodium bicarbonate

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

  • Escavite (multivitamin with iron and fluoride)
  • omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate

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Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

omeprazole multivitamin with iron and fluoride

Applies to: omeprazole / sodium bicarbonate and Escavite (multivitamin with iron and fluoride)

If you are iron-deficient or have anemia, you should talk to your doctor before using multivitamin with iron and fluoride together with omeprazole. By reducing stomach acid, omeprazole may reduce the absorption of iron and make multivitamin with iron and fluoride less effective in treating your condition. Your doctor or pharmacist may be able to offer suggestions on safer alternatives if you require treatment for stomach acid or ulcer while you are being treated with multivitamin with iron and fluoride. 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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Moderate

sodium bicarbonate multivitamin with iron and fluoride

Applies to: omeprazole / sodium bicarbonate and Escavite (multivitamin with iron and fluoride)

Using sodium bicarbonate together with multivitamin with iron and fluoride may decrease the effects of multivitamin with iron and fluoride. Separate the administration of multivitamin with iron and fluoride at least two hours apart from sodium bicarbonate. If your doctor does prescribe these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or special test to safely use both 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.

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Drug and food interactions

Minor

multivitamin with iron and fluoride food

Applies to: Escavite (multivitamin with iron and fluoride)

Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.

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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

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

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