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Drug interactions between guar gum and rifaximin

Results for the following 2 drugs:
guar gum
rifaximin

Interactions between your drugs

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

guar gum

A total of 65 drugs (235 brand and generic names) are known to interact with guar gum.

rifaximin

A total of 20 drugs (43 brand and generic names) are known to interact with rifaximin.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

guar gum food

Applies to: guar gum

Guar gum 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 guar gum. Take guar gum with a full glass (at least 8 ounces) of cool water or another liquid. Taking guar gum without enough liquid may cause it to swell in the throat and cause choking.

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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

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

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