Drug Interactions between magnesium sulfate / potassium chloride / sodium sulfate and scopolamine
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- magnesium sulfate/potassium chloride/sodium sulfate
Interactions between your drugs
potassium chloride scopolamine
Applies to: magnesium sulfate / potassium chloride / sodium sulfate and scopolamine
The following interaction applies only if you are taking potassium in a solid formulation (i.E., tablet or capsule swallowed whole):
Talk to your doctor before using potassium oral tablets or capsules together with scopolamine. Depending on the dose of scopolamine and your overall physical health, combining these medications may increase the irritant effects of potassium on your stomach and upper intestine. This can rarely result in ulcers, bleeding, and other gastrointestinal injury. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop severe abdominal pain, bloating, sudden dizziness or lightheadedness, nausea, vomiting (especially with blood), loss of appetite, and/or black, tarry stools during treatment with these medications. Alternatively, a liquid formulation of potassium may be considered when used in combination with scopolamine. 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.
Drug and food interactions
sodium sulfate food
Applies to: magnesium sulfate / potassium chloride / sodium sulfate
Oral medications may not be properly absorbed when they are taken within one hour before starting sodium sulfate for bowel cleansing. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist to see if you should adjust the dosing schedule of your other medications before you begin bowel cleansing treatment. 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.
Applies to: scopolamine
Information for this minor interaction is only available at a professional reading level.
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
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No interaction information available.|
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