Chloroquine; Hydroxychloroquine/Di-; Trivalent Cations 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:

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 at the same time, they may bind together in your GI tract.

What might happen:

Your medicines may not work as well.

What you should do about this interaction:

Contact your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) as soon as possible about taking these two medicines together. They may already be aware of this drug interaction and may be monitoring you for it. If your doctor prescribes these medicines together, take them at least two to four hours apart. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

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