Drug interactions with iron dextran inj and carbidopa-levodopa oral

iron dextran inj brand names and other generic formulations include:

Imferon Inj, Infed Inj, Proferdex Inj

All generic drug interactions for iron dextran inj (lists will include brand and generic names):

carbidopa-levodopa oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Atamet Oral, Parcopa Oral, Sinemet CR Oral, Sinemet Oral

All generic drug interactions for carbidopa-levodopa oral (lists will include brand and generic names):
Significant - Monitor CloselySignificant interaction possible (monitoring by your doctor required)

iron dextran inj and carbidopa-levodopa oral

iron dextran inj decreases levels of carbidopa-levodopa oral by reducing drug absorption from the stomach and intestine into the body when taken by mouth. Iron salts may affect action of levodopa. Separate administration of both drugs by 2 hours.

Patient Drug Interactions Source: RxList
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Significant - Monitor CloselySignificant interaction possible, monitor closely.

iron dextran inj and carbidopa-levodopa oral

iron dextran inj decreases levels of carbidopa-levodopa oral by inhibition of GI absorption. Applies only to oral form of both agents. Oral administration of iron salts should be separated from levodopa by at least 2 hours.

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
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Drug Interaction Categories

Contraindicated

Never use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

Serious

Potential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

Significant

Potential for significant interaction (monitoring by your doctor is likely required)

Minor

Interaction is unlikely, minor, or nonsignificant

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