Magnesium Hydroxide/Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate Interactions
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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:
When these two medicines are taken together, they may change your blood chemistry.
What might happen:
You may experience a disturbance in the acid balance in your blood. This may lead to convulsions.
What you should do about this interaction:
Ask your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) before taking these drugs together.If you experience breathing difficulty, chest pain, slow or irregular heartbeat, confusion, muscle weakness, or numbness and tingling of the hands and feet, contact your doctor. Your doctor may stop your antacid or change you to a different medicine. This interaction may be worse if you have kidney disease.Your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) 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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