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A 51-year-old female asked:

Husband prescribed levofloxacin for bronchitis, said not to take with calcium, does that mean he cannot take it with milk or just calcium supplements?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Infectious Disease 14 years experience
Space it out: Calcium can bind to Ciprofloxacin and make it not able to be absorbed; what you can do is to take the ciprofloxacin, then two hours later, take the supplement or milk. Space out exposure to make sure the medication is absorbed.

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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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