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Dr. Allan Walkey
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Clarithromycin (Definition)

Treats and prevents infections. Also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by h. Pylori. This medicine ...Read more


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Ate there any interactions between synthroid, hydromet and levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Ate there any interactions between synthroid, hydromet and levaquin (levofloxacin)?

No: But i would recommend synthroid (thyroxine) to be taken always on its own without food either early in morning or bedtime for maximal absorption. ...Read more

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I was wondering did risperdal's manufacturer provide insufficient warning labels regarding its adverse effects?

I was wondering did risperdal's manufacturer provide insufficient warning labels regarding its adverse effects?

They did provide: Medication side effects are supposed to be revealed by the drug developer. However, it may take several years of use in real life settings before certain side effects are fully appreciated, evaluated and understood. ...Read more

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Can i take zoloft, (sertraline) stribild, and tramadol together without any adverse reactions?

Can i take zoloft, (sertraline) stribild, and tramadol together without any adverse reactions?

Interactions: Several interactions are reported with these drugs, some potentially dangerous. Best to talk to your doctor about use of other medications with Stribild. ...Read more

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Is there a black box warning re: taking sulfa drugs with Paxil (paroxetine) cr?

Is there a black box warning re: taking sulfa drugs with Paxil (paroxetine) cr?

No black box warning: No "black box warning" about sulfa drugs with paxil (paroxetine). It can inhibit many of the liver isoenzymes that metabolize other drugs, but there isn't a problem with sulfa drugs. ...Read more

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Would you take trulicity? with the box warning and all the bad side effects

Would you take trulicity? with the box warning and all the bad side effects

YES: This drug is a proven SECOND line treatment for Type 2 Diabetes and I assume it is being prescribed by YOUR Primary Care or Diabetes Care Professional! The B oxed Warnings on ANY Prescription Drug include a litany of side effects etc etc Follow your Health Care Professional's advice Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Black box warning Zoloft (sertraline) effects to wear off?

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Black box warning Zoloft (sertraline) effects to wear off?

Zoloft (sertraline): Warning exists while taking the medication.

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Can I take Nexium (esomeprazole) and duromine 15mg together? Is duromine generally safe? (Ive read some horror stories on the net and now im not sure)

Can I take Nexium (esomeprazole) and duromine 15mg together? Is duromine generally safe? (Ive read some horror stories on the net and now im not sure)

Should be okay.: There are no reported interactions between Nexium (esomeprazole) and Duromine (phentermine.) Regarding the safety of Duromine, it is usually a safe drug, when supervised under the care of a physician. Any medicine can have side effects, and a few of the rare side effects of Duromine can be severe, so be sure to follow your doctor's advice. good luck. ...Read more

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Ciprofloxacin and occasional xanex. Are these okay drug interactions? Thanks

Ciprofloxacin and occasional xanex. Are these okay drug interactions?  Thanks

Should be ok: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can raise the level of xanax in your body due to the way they are metabolized. When you do take a xanax you may not need the full dose. Other than that, there are no other issues between the two medications. ...Read more

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Safety and side effects of mixing certain perscription drugs with guanfacine?

Safety and side effects of mixing certain perscription drugs with guanfacine?

Ask pharmacist: This cannot be answered well without knowing which prescription drugs you are talking about. www.drugs.com is a helpful website and you can also ask a pharmacist to see what drugs are not compatible when taken together. In general it is not wise to "mix" drugs. ...Read more

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Can i take solodyn, Advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) and multivitamins together? What are the potential drug interactions? Side effects? Thanks.

Can i take solodyn, Advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) and multivitamins together? What are the potential drug interactions? Side effects? Thanks.

Not at same time: Solodyn (minocycline) has many interactions; taking with calcium (usually found in multivits) can reduce absorption- they should be taken at least 2 hours apart. Solodyn (minocycline) kills our friendly intestinal flora which can lead to yeast overgrowth ; a wide range of side effects. It's wise to take probiotics ; not use it very long. Topical antibiotics ok. Regular Ibuprofen use can cause ulcers ; GI bleeds.See comment:. ...Read more

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Do lansoprazole and clopidogrel cause any interactions?

Do lansoprazole and clopidogrel cause any interactions?

Yes: All ppi theoretically interfere the metabolism of plavix. Fortunately studies have shown that those interactions are not clinically significant. That being said Protonix (pantoprazole) has the least effect and is probably the safest to use with Plavix as needed. ...Read more

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Can I smoke while on biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Can I smoke while on biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Yes but no: Yes, you can smoke...But you shouldn't. For all i know, smoking is the reason you're taking biaxin (clarithromycin) in the first place! ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: clarithromycin?

Please describe the medication: clarithromycin?

Antibiotic: Treats and prevents infections. Also used in combination with other medicines to treat duodenal ulcers caused by h. Pylori. This medicine is a macrolide antibiotic. ...Read more

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What are the effects of biaxin / clarithromycin?

What are the effects of biaxin / clarithromycin?

Lots: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=451 & http://www.Drugs.Com/biaxin.Html for more info on this macrolide antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can you get high off biaxin (clarithromycin) xl?

I doubt it: I have never heard of anyone getting high off of an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can you take clarithromycin if its expired 1 year?

Can you take clarithromycin  if its expired 1 year?

No: It won't harm you but will probably not be effective. Do not take it. Get a new prescription. ...Read more

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What is the drug biaxin (clarithromycin) used to treat?

Bacterial infections: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=451 & http://www.Drugs.Com/biaxin.Html for more info on this macrolide antibiotic. ...Read more

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Is clarithromycin as dangerous as they say it is? I just took my first dose.....

All: meds have side effects. Some obviously have more than others. Your doctor prescribed this medicine for you. He/she knows your history and your other medicines so I would not worry about taking this med. If you should have a reaction to the medicine stop asap and call your doctor ...Read more

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Since I've taken Biaxin (clarithromycin) so many times in the past, will it help again this time? When will it start working? I started taking it yesterday evening?

Wait and see: The bacteria that causes Strep throat can become resistant to Biaxin (clarithromycin). If a throat culture was done, the resistance pattern to Biaxin (clarithromycin) can be tested. See how you feel in the next 2 days. If you do not feel better, then see your doctor again. ...Read more

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What are side effect of?Biaxin?

Lots: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=451 & http://www.Drugs.Com/biaxin.Html for more info on this macrolide antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can I drink while on Clarithromycin?

Etoh and Clarithro: Phillip353 ~ you can drink on anything (except FLAGYL! and ANTABUSE! ) but reduce intake. ( Clarithro can cause diarrea or intest hurrying and so does alcohol. The combination could reduce absorption of antibiotic) So yes, but dont let the dog out ! And I am trusting your 19y to behave as 49y , k? :-)) ...Read more

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Can you mix clarithromycin and alleve?

Yes: There should be no problem with this combination. ...Read more

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Is it ok to miss a dose of biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Is it ok to miss a dose of biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Depends on…: Whether missed dose is at beginning of treatment or towards the end. Missing dose at beginning may allow drug level to drop below the therapeutic level; so bacterial resistance may develop. Missed dose towards end of therapy shouldn't do serious harm since a therapeutic level has been maintained. If possible, take the missed dose as soon as possible unless next dose is due. ...Read more

Biaxin (Definition)

Clarithromycin is an anti-bacterial which is a kind ...Read more