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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:
Sucralfate decreases the amount of furosemide that your body absorbs.
What might happen:
The levels of furosemide in your blood may decrease and the medicine may not work as well.
What you should do about this interaction:
You should separate the times that you take your furosemide and sucralfate by at least two hours.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.
- 1.Lasix (furosemide) US prescribing information. Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC March, 2016..
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