Interactions among Picot Antacid, Cozaar and Pravastatin Sodium.
you mix these meds?
antacid and cozaar 100mg and pravastatin sodium 40 mg
of picot antacid are: SODIUM BICARBONATE 2.485g, and CITRIC
ingredients are sucrose, tartaric acid, silicon dioxide
can interfere with the absorption of:
supplements (e.g., potassium phosphate)
-Sodium polystyrene sulfonate
-Drugs that can be affected by the amount of acid in your urine (e.g.,
amphetamines, quinidine, salicylates such as aspirin)
is in a group of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists.
is in a class of medications called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins).
(Cozaar), which is a typical agent among angiotensin-II-receptor blockers,
and Pravastatin, which is a typical agent among HMG-CoA reductase
inhibitors, are the most frequently used in combination therapies.
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors such as statins are the most widely used
cholesterol-lowering agents, there is a risk of myopathy or rhabdmyolysis
occurring in patients taking these drugs.
to combine statins with bicarbonate can lead to reduction
in the chance of the severe adverse events including myopathy
F Y Liu and M G Cogan (The Journal of Clinical Investigation 1989
July) angiotensin II increases bicarbonate absorption.
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