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Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Vancomycin attaches to cholestyramine inside the body causing vancomycin not to work as well as it could.
What might happen:
Vancomycin may take longer to get rid of the infection that it is treating.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medications together. Your doctor may want to change one of the medications or change how you are taking them.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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