Polycarbophil and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with polycarbophil.
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.
Polycarbophil drug interactions
There are 28 drug interactions with polycarbophil.
Polycarbophil disease interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with polycarbophil which include:
- intestinal obstruction
- inflammatory bowel disease
- intestinal obstruction disorders
- renal dysfunction
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No interaction information available.|
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