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Polycarb (polycarbophil) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Polycarb (polycarbophil):

Moderate

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Moderate Food Interaction

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

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Polycarb (polycarbophil) drug interactions

There are 40 drug interactions with Polycarb (polycarbophil)

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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.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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