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Drug interactions between Metamucil and Obezine

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Metamucil (psyllium)
Obezine (phendimetrazine)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Metamucil and Obezine - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Metamucil

A total of 41 drugs (154 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Metamucil.

Obezine

A total of 481 drugs (3559 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Obezine.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

phendimetrazine food

Applies to: Obezine (phendimetrazine)

Using phendimetrazine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes. In addition, you may also be more likely to experience nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, depression, and difficulty concentrating. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with phendimetrazine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of phendimetrazine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medication without first talking to your doctor.

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Moderate

psyllium food

Applies to: Metamucil (psyllium)

Psyllium 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 psyllium. Take psyllium with a full glass (at least 8 ounces) of cool water or another liquid. Taking psyllium 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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