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Drug interactions between Exjade and Vitamin C

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Exjade (deferasirox)
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

Interactions between your drugs

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

Exjade

A total of 802 drugs (4385 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Exjade.

Vitamin C

A total of 137 drugs (1527 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Vitamin C.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

deferasirox food

Applies to: Exjade (deferasirox)

You may experience reduced absorption of deferasirox in the presence of food. Take deferasirox on an empty stomach 30 minutes before eating preferably at the same time everyday unless otherwise directed by your doctor. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. The tablets should not be chewed or swallowed whole. The tablets should first be completely dispersed in water, orange juice, or apple juice, and the resulting suspension drunk immediately. After swallowing the suspension any residue should be resuspended in a small volume of the liquid and swallowed.

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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.

Further information

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