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Drug interactions between Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength and hydrochlorothiazide

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength (alginic acid/aluminum hydroxide/magnesium carbonate)
hydrochlorothiazide

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength and hydrochlorothiazide - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength

A total of 417 drugs (2611 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength.

  • Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength is in the drug class antacids.
  • Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength is used to treat the following conditions:

hydrochlorothiazide

A total of 735 drugs (3965 brand and generic names) are known to interact with hydrochlorothiazide.

Drug and food interactions

Major

aluminum hydroxide food

Applies to: Heartburn Antacid Extra Strength (alginic acid / aluminum hydroxide / magnesium carbonate)

Citrate, or citric acid, can increase the absorption of aluminum hydroxide. This may lead to elevated blood levels of aluminum, particularly in individuals with reduced kidney function, since aluminum is primarily eliminated by the kidneys. Excess aluminum may deposit and cause problems in various tissues including bone, brain, heart, liver, muscles, and spleen. Over time, weak bones, bone pain, fractures, skeletal deformity, brain disorders, and anemia may develop. Talk to your doctor before using aluminum hydroxide if you have kidney impairment or are on hemodialysis. You should avoid or limit the consumption of citrate-containing foods and beverages (e.G., soft drinks, citrus fruits, fruit juices) during treatment with aluminum hydroxide. Be aware that some effervescent and dispersible drug formulations may also contain citrate and should be restricted as well. Even if you do not have kidney problems, it may be best to separate the dosing of aluminum hydroxide and citrate-containing products by 2 to 3 hours. Talk to a healthcare professional if you have any questions or concerns. 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.

When aluminum hydroxide is taken during enteral nutrition therapy (tube feeding), the tube may get clogged. Therefore, aluminum hydroxide should not be mixed with or given after high-protein tube feedings. The dose should be separated from the feeding by as much as possible, and the tube should be thoroughly flushed before administration of the dose.

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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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