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Does Mercaptopurine interact with Hydroxycitrate?

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Dr. Noble Zachariah

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Posted on Wed, 2 Nov 2016 in Kidney Conditions
Question: I take mercaptopurine to suppress my immune system (I have ulcerative colitis, in remission) can I take hydroxycitrate to dissolve a few kidney stones in my right kidney? Is there likely to be negative interaction? Thank you
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Answered by Dr. Noble Zachariah 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
There is no known adverse interaction

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Welcome and thanks for your query.
There is no known adverse interaction between Mercaptopurine and Hydroxycitrate.
Do get back to me if you have further queries.
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