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can i take antacids with cipro

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NOT TOGETHER: Sucrocate(carafate) can bind to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) in the stomch decreasing the amount that is absorped into the blood stream.You should take cipro ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) & sleep aid?: well, it says no antacids, iron, or vitamins. While you dont specify which sleep aid you take, it's unlikely to contain antacids, iron, or vitamins. T ... Read More
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Dr. William Schmidt
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YES: yes and yes
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
UTI: Did you have a urine culture with sensitivities ? Will tell you what your best Abx choice is.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Antacids like Tums containing calcium carbonate will significantly reduce the absorption of ciprofloxacin. Omeprazole will also reduce the level or ef ... Read More
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Getting a culture and sensitivity might help to choose either a tetracycline derivative or azithromycin, or others depending upon the results. If nec ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Tetracycline and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) are in different drug classes. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a quinolone agent and is unrelated to tetracycline. Y ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
NO INTERACTION : No interaction noted.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Zzquil and benadryl (diphenhydramine): Zzquil has an antihistamine as the main ingredient. There should be no interaction.

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