Sodium Fusidate/Acetaminophen Interactions

This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.

Medical warning:

Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

Sodium fusidate and acetaminophen may slow down how quickly your liver processes each other.

What might happen:

You may experience toxic side effects from both sodium fusidate and acetaminophen.

What you should do about this interaction:

Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know right away that you are using these medicines together. Let your doctor know if you have any stomach or abdominal pain, diarrhea, any yellowing of the eyes or skin, dark urine, or extreme fatigue.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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