Drug Interaction Report
Drug interactions for the following 2 drug(s):
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Interactions between your drugs
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.
Other drug and disease interactions
- chloroquine interacts with more than 300 other drugs and 7 diseases.
- cimetidine interacts with more than 400 other drugs and 4 diseases.
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
|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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