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Drug interactions between Iron Gluconate and omeprazole

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Iron Gluconate (ferrous gluconate)
omeprazole

Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

omeprazole ferrous gluconate

Applies to: omeprazole and Iron Gluconate (ferrous gluconate)

If you are iron-deficient or have anemia, you should talk to your doctor before using ferrous gluconate together with omeprazole. By reducing stomach acid, omeprazole may reduce the absorption of iron and make ferrous gluconate 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 ferrous gluconate. 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

ferrous gluconate food

Applies to: Iron Gluconate (ferrous gluconate)

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.

For clinical details see professional interaction data.

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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