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A 37-year-old male asked:

Can i take biaxin (clarithromycin) and simvastatin together or keflex and simvastatin, i have a sinus infection?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Keflex: Keflex is much safer - it has no interaction with simvastatin. Biaxin (clarithromycin) is contraindicated. If you take biaxin, (clarithromycin) you must temporarily stop simvastatin.
Last updated Nov 20, 2016

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