Dimercaprol and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with dimercaprol:
dimercaprol ↔ multivitamins with minerals
Major Drug Interaction
Dimercaprol can bind with certain metals such as iron and selenium, forming a complex that is toxic to the kidneys. Products containing iron or selenium should not be used during dimercaprol therapy. If you are currently receiving or have recently received multivitamin with minerals, let your doctor know before receiving treatment with dimercaprol. You may need to wait at least 24 hours after the last dose of dimercaprol before you can start or resume multivitamin with minerals. 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.
dimercaprol drug Interactions
There are 35 drug interactions with dimercaprol
Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
|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.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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