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Drug Interaction Data: Drug Interactions Can Kill You!


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Rx Drug InteractionsDrug Interactions can Kill you!

Doctor mistakes kill more people than airline pilots do! The odds of dying in hospital as a result of human error are 33,000 times greater than the risk of dying in an air crash – an extraordinary figure, especially as most people are more scared of flying.

Type the name of the Drug in the space below, and click “enter” to find other drugs that should not be taken together. This search tool does not do complex searches, which include multiple drugs. Therefore, it is not a conclusive list of drug interactions.

At the bottom of this page you will find a list of common Rx Drugs. The list is provided to help with spelling drug names.

Enter Drug Name, below, and Click “Enter”

About this Tool:

This search bar will retrieve and display a given drug’s information including what the drug is used to treat and what other medications the drug is known to interact with. The data is provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

The plugin loads the drug and pharmaceutical data through AJAX and converts common names of drugs to the standardized RxNorm name as defined by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Drugs or Natural?

Without question there are times where pharmaceutical drugs can be necessary. However, there are many times where natural remedies can be successful in treating disorders and preventing symptoms. The pharmaceutical drug industry is not focused on prevention or wellness. The products sold by pharmaceutical drug companies are designed for people who are already sick, in most cases. The philosophy of the natural health and wellness community is that prevention and optimum health needs to be the focus.

For this reason, more and more, people are becoming proactive in their health decisions and choosing natural remedies where ever possible. In general, natural remedies have less side effects. However, there are no blanket ‘good for everyone’ solutions. Being wary of companies, or sales reps, which are only out to make a sale. Avoid purchasing from companies whose main focus is recruitment of sales reps. Even natural remedies should be taken upon the advice of a trained health practitioner, not from someone who has little or no training.

One of the complaints, about the natural remedy industry, is that the quality of a product is not controlled. While a product may say it has a certain herb, or remedy in it, the quality that ingredient is not controlled. This is not to say, more regulation is the answer. The answer is buy from a trusted source.

Disclaimer:

This page is not a substitute for consultation with your doctor. It is only intended for educational purposes. We inform, with the purpose of helping you realize the importance of seeking information of professionals rather than self-treatment. This tool does not show results when numerous drugs are taken simultaneously.

Consult your Doctor or Qualified Practitioner

Consult your doctor before taking over the counter drugs with prescription drugs Just because a drug was purchased over the counter does not mean that it isn’t dangerous when combined with other over the counter drugs and/or prescription drugs.

Talk to your alternative healthcare practitioners about any possible interactions with products you purchase over the counter and products you are taking on their advice. Information is paramount. Never assume.

Use Caution Combining Medications

While some health stores have well qualified staff, consulting a licensed and trained natural health practitioner, is usually a more effective way of selecting natural remedies. Self-medicating, even with natural remedies can have negative consequences.

This website does not promote products sold by unqualified distributors – such as multi-level or network marketed products, as the use of these products without discussion with a qualified practitioner may not be in your best interests. Combining products from multiple sources without seeking proper advice from a qualified practitioner can be harmful or even risky.

Drug interactions don’t apply only to prescription drugs. There can be interactions between natural remedies. Always consult a qualified practitioner. This is why we are offering you a directory of practitioners. If your practitioner is not listed on this site, please recommend they join. Wellness Connection, offers practitioners a good way of interacting with existing and prospective patients/clients.

List of Common Prescription Drugs:

Abilify
Acetaminophen/Codeine
Aciphex
Acyclovir
Adderall XR
Advair Diskus
Alendron (Fosamax)
Allopurinol
Alphagan P
Alprazolam
Amiodarone
Amitriptyline
Amlodipine Besylate (Norvasc)
Amoxicillin
Amoxil
Amoxil (Trimox)
Amoxicillin/Potassium Clavulanate
Amphetamine Mixed Salts
Armour Thyroid
Astelin
Atenolol/Chlorthalidone
Atenolol
Atorvastatin Calcium (Lipitor)
Augmentin XR
Avalide
Avelox
Azithromycin
Azithromycin (Zithromax)
Baclofen
Benazepril
Benicar
Benicar HCT
BenzaClin
Benzonatate
Benztropine
Bisoprolol/HCTZ
Budesonide Inhalation Suspension (Pulmicort Respules)
Budesonide Nasal Spray (Rhinocort Aqua)
Buspirone
Butalbital/Acetaminophen/Caffeine (Fioricet)
Candesartan Cilexetil (Atacand)
Captopril
Carbamazepine
Carisoprodol
Coreg
Cefdinivir (Omnicef)
Cefzil
Cefuroxime
Celecoxib Capsules (Celebrex)
Cephalexin
Cetirizine (Zyrtec Syrup)
Cetririzine (Zyrtec Tablets)
Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Cialis
Ciprofloxacin
Citalopram
Clarinex
Clarithromycin (Biaxin XL)
Clindamycin
Clindamycin (Topical)
Clotrimazole/Betamethasone
Clobetasol
Clonazepam
Clonidine
Clopidogrel Bisulfate Tablets (Plavix)
Colchicine
Combivent
Conjugated Estrogens (Premarin)
Conjugated Estrogens/Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Prempro)
Crestor
Cyclobenzaprine
Cyclobenzaprine HCI (Flexeril)
Cymbalta
Desogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol and Ethinyl Estradiol (Apri)
Desogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol and Ethinyl Estradiol (Kariva)
Diclofenac
Dicyclomine
Digoxin (Digitek)
Digoxin
Digoxin (Lanoxin)
Diltiazem Hydrochloride (CartiaXT)
Diltiazem SR
Diltiazem CD
Diovan HCT
Diphenoxylate/Atropine
Ditropan XL
Divalproex Sodium (Depakote ER)
Divalproex Sodium (Depakote)
Donepezil Hydrochloride (Aricept)
Dorzolamide Hydrochloride-Timolol Maleate Opthalmic Solution (Cosopt)
Doxazosin
Doxepin
Doxycycline
Elidel
Enalapril
Esomeprazole Magnesium (Nexium)
Estradiol
Estradiol Transdermal System (Vivelle-DOT)
Estrostep Fe
Etodolac
Ezetimibe (Zetia)
Famotidine
Fenofibrate (Tricor)
Fentanyl
Fexofenadine (Allegra)
Fexofenadine
Fexofenadine HCI and Pseudoephedrine HCI (Allegra-D 12 Hour)
Finasteride (Proscar)
Flovent HFA
Fluconazole
Fluocinonide
Fluoxetine
Flonase
Fluvastatin Sodium (Lescol XL)
Folic Acid
Fortamet
Fosinopril
Furosemide
Gabapentin
Gemfibrozil
Glimepiride (Amaryl)
Glipizide
Glipizide ER
Glyburide/Metformin
Glyburide
Hycotuss Expectorant
Hydrochlorothiazide
Hydrochlorothiazide; Triamterene
Hydroxychloroquine
Humulin 70/30
Humulin N
Hydrocodone Polistirex and Chlorpheniramine Polistirex (Tussionex)
Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen
Hydrocortisone
Hydroxyzine
Hyoscyamine
Ibuprofen
Inderal LA
Indomethacin
Insulin Lispro Injection (Humalog)
Irbesartan (Avapro)
Isosorbide
Klor-Con
Ketek
Ketoconazole
Labetalol
Lamictal
Lansoprazole (Prevacid)Lantus
Latanoprost Ophthalmic Solution (Xalatan)
Levalbuterol HCI (Xopenex)
Levitra
Levaquin
Levothroid
Levothyroxine
Levothyroxine Sodium (Synthroid)
Levoxyl
Lexapro
Lidoderm
Lisinopril
Lithium Carbonate
Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol (Aviane)
Trivora-28
Lorazepam
Losartan Potassium (Cozaar)
Losartan Potassium-Hydrochlorothiazide (Hyzaar)
Lotrel
Lovastatin
Lunesta
Meclizine
Medroxyprogesterone
Metaxalone (Skelaxin)
Metformin
Methadose
Methocarbamol
Methylprednisolone
Methylphenidate HCI (Concerta)
Metoclopramide
Metoprolol
Metorolol Succinate (Toprol-XL)
Metronidazole Tabs
Minocycline
Mirtazapine
Mobic
Nasonex
Montelukast Sodium (Singulair)
Morphine
Methotrexate
Mupirocin (Bactroban)
Mupirocin
Nabumetone
Namenda
Naproxen Sodium
Naproxen
Niaspan
Nifedipine ER
Nitrofurantoin
Norethindrone/Ethinyl Estradiol (Necon 1/35)
Norethindrone/Ethinyl Estradiol (Ortho-Novum)
Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol (Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo)
Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol (Ortho Tri-Cyclen)
Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol (Sprintec)
Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol (Trinessa)
Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol (Tri-Sprintec)
Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol (Low-Ogestrel)
Nortriptyline
NovoLog
Nitroglycerin
Nitroquick
NuvaRing
Nystatin (Topical)
Nystatin
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
Olopatadine Hydrochloride (Patanol)
Omeprazole
Ortho Evra
Oseltamivir Phosphate (Tamiflu)
Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal)
Oxycodone w/Acetaminophen
Oxybutynin
Oxycodone
OxyContin
Paroxetine
Paxil CR
Prednisolone
Penicillin VK
Phenazopyridine
Phenobarbital
Phentermine
Phenytoin Sodium (Dilantin)
Phenytoin
Pioglitazone Hydrochloride (Actos)
Piroxicam
Polyethylene Glycol (Glycolax)
Potassium Chloride
Pravachol
Prednisone
Prometrium
Promethazine/Codeine
Promethazine DM
Promethazine
Propoxyphene-N/Acetaminophen
Propranolol
Protonix
Quetiapine Fumarate (Seroquel)
Quinapril
Quinine
Raloxifene Hydrochloride (Evista)
Ramipril (Altace)
Ranitidine
Risedronate Sodium (Actonel)
Risperdal
Rosiglitazone Maleate (Avandia)
Sertraline Hydrochloride (Zoloft)
Simvastatin (Zocor)
Sinemet
Spiriva
Spironolactone
Strattera
Sumatriptan Succinate (Imitrex)
Tamoxifen
Tamsulosin Hydrochloride (Flomax)
Temazepam
Terazosin
Tervinafine Hydrochloride (Lamisil)
Tetracycline
Tizanidine
Tobradex
Tolterodine Tartrate (Detrol LA)
Topamax
Tramadol
Tramadol /Acetaminophen
Trazodone
Triamcinlnolone
Triamcinolone Acetonide (Nasacort AQ)
Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole
Ultracet
Valtrex
Valium (Diazepam)
Valsartan (Diovan)
Venlafaxine Hydrochloride (Effexor XR)
Ventolin Inhalation (Albuterol Aerosol)
Ventolin Solution (Albuterol Nebulizer Sol.)
Verapamil SR
Viagra
Vicoprofen
Vigamox
Vistaril
Vytorin
Warfarin (Coumadin)
Warfarin
Wellbutrin SR (Budeprion SR)
Wellbutrin SR (Bupropion SR)
Wellbutrin XL
Yasmin
Zelnorm
Zestoretic
Zolpidem Tartrate (Ambien)
Zyrtec-D

ALWAYS check with your Doctor and your Pharmacist.

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