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Drug Interaction Report

Drug interactions for the following 2 drug(s):

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chloroquine
cimetidine

Interactions between your drugs

Moderate

chloroquine cimetidine

Applies to: chloroquine, cimetidine

Talk to your doctor before using chloroquine together with cimetidine. Combining these medications may increase the blood levels of chloroquine. This may increase the risk of side effects such as headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, loss of appetite, vision impairment, ringing in the ears, hearing loss, anxiety, confusion, depression, and seizures. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact. 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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Other drug and disease interactions

Drug and food interactions

No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

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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