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ciprofloxacin and antacids

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Dr. William Schmidt
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YES: yes and yes
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
18 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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
UTI: Did you have a urine culture with sensitivities ? Will tell you what your best Abx choice is.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotic: Treats infections. Also treats anthrax infection after possible exposure. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Perhaps: Human bites are a major source of very complicated infections. You don't say where the bite was or what it looks like now. If this area becomes red, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
9 years experience Podiatry
Cipro (ciprofloxacin): All medications have the possibility of causing certain reactions. Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) as long as it's taken properly, isn't a dangerous medicatio ... Read More
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