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Drug Interactions between Theraflu Warming Relief Daytime Multi-Symptom Cold Caplets and Tums Regular Strength

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

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Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between Theraflu Warming Relief Daytime Multi-Symptom Cold Caplets and Tums Regular Strength. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Theraflu Warming Relief Daytime Multi-Symptom Cold Caplets

A total of 567 drugs are known to interact with Theraflu Warming Relief Daytime Multi-Symptom Cold Caplets.

Tums Regular Strength

A total of 222 drugs are known to interact with Tums Regular Strength.

Drug and food interactions

Major

acetaminophen food

Applies to: Theraflu Warming Relief Daytime Multi-Symptom Cold Caplets (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine)

Ask your doctor before using acetaminophen together with ethanol. This can cause serious side effects that affect your liver. Call your doctor immediately if you experience a fever, chills, joint pain or swelling, excessive tiredness or weakness, unusual bleeding or bruising, skin rash or itching, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, or yellowing of the skin or the whites of your eyes. If your doctor does prescribe these medications together, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take both medications. 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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Moderate

dextromethorphan food

Applies to: Theraflu Warming Relief Daytime Multi-Symptom Cold Caplets (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine)

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of dextromethorphan such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with dextromethorphan. Do not use more than the recommended dose of dextromethorphan, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Moderate

calcium carbonate food

Applies to: Tums Regular Strength (calcium carbonate)

Calcium absorption may be increased by taking it with food. However, foods high in oxalic acid (spinach or rhubarb), or phytic acid (bran and whole grains) may decrease calcium absorption. Calcium may be taken with food to increase absorption. Consider spacing calcium administration for at least 2 hours before or after consuming foods high in oxalic acid or phytic acid. Talk to your doctor 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.

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Moderate

phenylephrine food

Applies to: Theraflu Warming Relief Daytime Multi-Symptom Cold Caplets (acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine)

Both phenylephrine and caffeine can increase blood pressure and heart rate, and combining them may enhance these effects. Talk to your doctor before using these medications, especially if you have a history of high blood pressure or heart disease. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. 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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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.


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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.

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