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i'm taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) and it says not to take with antacids, can i take carafate with cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

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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 ciprodose at least4 hours before or 6 hours after taking carafate.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014

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