Psyllium/senna and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with psyllium/senna.
Moderate Food Interaction
Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.
ADJUST DOSING INTERVAL: Bulk-forming laxatives such as guar gum, psyllium, polycarbophil, or methylcellulose may affect the bioavailability of concomitantly administered substances due to their effect on the rate of gastrointestinal transit and gastric emptying.
MANAGEMENT: In general, oral medications should be administered at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after dosing of the bulk-forming laxative.
- "Product Information. Metamucil (psyllium)." Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals (2001):
Psyllium/senna drug interactions
There are 236 drug interactions with psyllium/senna.
Psyllium/senna disease interactions
There are 6 disease interactions with psyllium/senna which include:
- intestinal obstruction
- inflammatory bowel disease
- intestinal obstruction disorders
- acute surgical abdomen
- rectal bleeding
- 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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