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Syprine (trientine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Syprine (trientine) which include:


trientine ↔ multivitamins with minerals

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using multivitamin with minerals together with trientine. Using mineral supplements or mineral-containing products may decrease the effects of trientine and should not be used if you are treated with trientine. 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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trientine ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Take trientine on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal and at least one hour apart from any other food, drug, or milk. You may experience reduced absorption of trientine in the presence of food or milk. The capsules should be swallowed whole with water and should not be opened or chewed.

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Syprine (trientine) drug interactions

There are 98 drug interactions with Syprine (trientine)

Syprine (trientine) disease interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Syprine (trientine):

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.

Further information

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