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Let's suppose that I take a DrugA for ProblemA and then I got this ProblemB and started to take DrugB. Are there general rules I can look up to figure out whether I can take DrugA & DrugB simultaneously?

I mean drugs can cancel each other or vice versa increase effects of each other (in an extreme extend); or one of drugs has adverse effects that are bad for the other drug.

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    $\begingroup$ Can you rephrase your question? I think I understand what you are trying to ask but this is really unclear. $\endgroup$ – Chris Aug 16 '14 at 9:28
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    $\begingroup$ What about now? :) $\endgroup$ – Stanislav Bashkyrtsev Aug 16 '14 at 9:32
  • $\begingroup$ Much better :-) $\endgroup$ – Chris Aug 16 '14 at 9:37
  • $\begingroup$ Yes.. if you look up drug info then they say which drugs are incompatible with it. I don't know of a standard database but sites like these are helpful. @Chris. are you going to sit in front of your comp on a nice saturday?? :P $\endgroup$ – WYSIWYG Aug 16 '14 at 11:00
  • $\begingroup$ @WYSIWYG Unfortunately, yes. bio.sx is nice for breaks inbetween. I got a load of work to be done until the end of next week. $\endgroup$ – Chris Aug 16 '14 at 11:49
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I would like to start by suggesting you talk to whoever prescribed you the drug or your pharmacist. They should be most up to date with interactions and there are some interactions which may only affect you more seriously because of your medical history or current conditions.

Here are some sites that you can check drug interactions in order of popularity:

Medscape

Drugs.com

Healthline

WebMD

RxList

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Drugs.com provides good lists of side effects when combining drugs. Just type (drug) interactions into Google and it should come up. Then you can click on a given drug and see how dangerous the two are together/what they can cause. Of course, your doctor is always the best resource.

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