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Citrucel SF (methylcellulose) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Citrucel SF (methylcellulose):

Moderate

methylcellulose ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Methylcellulose 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 methylcellulose. Take methylcellulose with a full glass (at least 8 ounces) of cool water or another liquid. Taking methylcellulose without enough liquid may cause it to swell in the throat and cause choking.

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Citrucel SF (methylcellulose) drug Interactions

There are 38 drug interactions with Citrucel SF (methylcellulose)

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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