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Does a pharmacist contact the doctor if there is a possible drug interaction?

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Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Usually

If there is an interaction we usually get informed and asked whether or not we still want to use that particular medication or make adjustments with another medication.
For example, we stop statin drugs for cholesterol when we prescribe an antifungal pill while the patient is taking the antifungal pill. If not on rx, pharmacist will usually call or fax us for approval.

In brief: Usually

If there is an interaction we usually get informed and asked whether or not we still want to use that particular medication or make adjustments with another medication.
For example, we stop statin drugs for cholesterol when we prescribe an antifungal pill while the patient is taking the antifungal pill. If not on rx, pharmacist will usually call or fax us for approval.
Dr. Paul Diamond
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Maybe. Be proactive

Consider checking this if any doubt: http://www.
drugs.com/drug_interactions.php

In brief: Maybe. Be proactive

Consider checking this if any doubt: http://www.
drugs.com/drug_interactions.php
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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