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Drug interaction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

8/18/2014
02:24 | Author: Devin Garcia

Drug interactions
Drug interaction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A drug interaction is a situation in which a substance (usually another drug) affects the activity of a drug when both are administered together. This action can be.

As a result, enzymatic inhibition will cause an increase in the drug's effect. If drug A is metabolized by a cytochrome P450 enzyme and drug B inhibits or decreases the enzyme's activity, then drug A will remain with high levels in the plasma for longer as its inactivation is slower. This can cause a wide range of adverse reactions.

Certain drugs require an acid stomach pH for absorption. Others require the basic pH of the intestines. In this case a gap of two to four hours between taking the two drugs is usually sufficient to avoid the interaction.

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Preventable Adverse Drug Reactions A Focus on Drug Interactions

6/17/2014
12:08 | Author: Caitlin White

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Preventable Adverse Drug Reactions A Focus on Drug Interactions

It was also a pivotal case resulting in recognition and definition of one type of preventable adverse drug reaction— drug interactions mediated by the cytochrome.

Incorporation of up-to-date computerized databases is valuable, and frequent consultation with other members of the healthcare team, such as nurses and pharmacists, is essential. A fundamental understanding of the clinical pharmacology of drug interactions and a framework for avoiding preventable drug interactions remains critically important. These findings should reinforce the need for the health care practitioner to develop their own systems approach to prescribing without creating undesirable drug interactions.

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Drug Interactions Adult and Adolescent ARV Guidelines AIDSinfo

4/16/2014
02:12 | Author: Evan Martin

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Drug Interactions Adult and Adolescent ARV Guidelines AIDSinfo

Drugs That Should Not Be Used With Antiretroviral Agents · Drug Interactions between Protease Inhibitors and Other Drugs · Drug Interactions between.

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(Last updated: February 12, 2013; last reviewed: February 12, 2013).

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Drug Interactions - The Merck Manuals

2/15/2014
04:36 | Author: Evan Martin

Drug interactions
Drug Interactions - The Merck Manuals

The effects of drug interactions are usually unwanted and sometimes harmful. Interactions may increase or decrease the actions of one or more drugs, resulting.

Calcium or foods containing calcium, such as milk and other dairy products.

Awareness of drug ingredients is important, as is checking each new drug to avoid duplication. For example, people may take a cold remedy and a sleep aid, both of which contain diphenhydramine Some Trade Names BENADRYL, or a cold remedy and a pain reliever, both of which contain acetaminophen Some Trade Names TYLENOL. People taking such a product who do not know its ingredients might take over-the-counter acetaminophen Some Trade Names TYLENOL for extra relief, risking toxicity.

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Database of Antiretroviral Drug Interactions

10/24/2014
04:20 | Author: Caitlin White

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Database of Antiretroviral Drug Interactions

Search by Antiretroviral Drug Select an FDA-approved antiretroviral and view interactions with other drugs specified by drug name or drug class, or view "all.

Search by Interacting Drug Select any drug in the database and view all interactions with FDA-approved antiretrovirals.

Search by Antiretroviral Drug Select an FDA-approved antiretroviral and view interactions with other drugs specified by drug name or drug class, or view "all interactions"

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Search by Interacting Drug Class Select any drug class in the database and view all interactions with FDA-approved antiretrovirals.

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