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Geritol and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Geritol (multivitamin with iron).


Multivitamin With Iron Food

Moderate Food Interaction

Food may reduce the absorption and blood levels of multivitamin with iron. In addition, some oral medications can also interfere with multivitamin with iron absorption into the bloodstream, which may make the medication less effective in treating your condition. Likewise, multivitamin with iron may interfere with the absorption of other orally administered medications. You should take multivitamin with iron on an empty stomach at least one hour before or two hours after a meal. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions about how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. 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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Geritol drug interactions

There are 99 drug interactions with Geritol (multivitamin with iron).

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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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