How do other drugs or foods interact with BAL in Oil ampules?

People who are receiving therapy with BAL in Oil should not receive medicinal iron, because iron becomes toxic when it binds with dimercaprol, the active ingredient in BAL in Oil ampules. Always keep a complete list of all prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins and supplements you use, and keep the list with you in case of a medical emergency.Whenever possible, discuss with your doctor all drugs and supplements you use before receiving any new medication.

The following vitamins, mineral supplements and drug ingredients are known to interact with BAL in Oil:

  • ascorbic acid/ferrous fumarate
  • ascorbic acid/ferrous sulfate
  • ascorbic acid/iron polysaccharide
  • calcium carbonate/cholecalciferol/ferrous fumarate
  • carbonyl iron
  • chromic chloride hexahydrate/copper sulfate/manganese sulfate/selenium/sodium iodide/zinc sulfate
  • chromic chloride hexahydrate/copper sulfate/manganese sulfate/selenium/zinc sulfate
  • docusate/ferrous fumarate
  • ferrous fumarate
  • ferrous fumarate/folic acid
  • ferrous fumarate/folic acid/iron polysaccharide
  • ferrous fumarate/iron polysaccharide
  • ferrous gluconate
  • ferrous sulfate
  • ferrous sulfate/folic acid
  • ferumoxides
  • ferumoxsil
  • ferumoxytol
  • heme iron polypeptide
  • iron dextran
  • iron polysaccharide
  • iron protein succinylate
  • iron sucrose
  • multivitamin with iron
  • multivitamin with iron and fluoride
  • multivitamin with minerals
  • prenatal multivitamin
  • selenium
  • sodium ferric gluconate complex

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