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Doxycycline And Coumadin
Ask pharmacist: How long will you need antimalarial? Can you wait until you are off it? Probably it is ok, but ask pharmacy to check their computer. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Zoloft (sertraline) with four other medications: Doxycycline, Rifampin, Zithromax, and Malarone?
NO: Both Simvastatin and similar drugs as well Erythromycin increase the level of Warfarin which can lead to serious health consequences, so if absolutely necessary , it has to be done under strict and close medical supervision with frequent monitoring of blood parameters. the interaction has to be taken seriously ...Read more
Increases free drug: Much of Coumadin is bound to protein. Many drugs, including bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) dislodge it from protein and increase the free (active) drug in the circulation. This usually results in a sharp spike in the inr and can lead to bleeding. If you must take batrim, you may need to skip a dose or two of coumadin. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Does bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) tnteract with saw palmetto, plant sterol , and selinum? My husband is taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for prostate infection.And natural supplements
Are there any interactions between bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and olive leaf extract? or can I take them simultaneously? also, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & garlic extract/monoluarin?
Most important thing: you must know when taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is that it can form crystals in your kidneys if you don't hydrate enough. So taking larges amount of filtered water to protect your kidneys is paramount. Olive leaf extract which is the heart of the mediterranean diet should not pose a problem, but it's always good to take your supplements separately from your medications in general. You can take UR supplements. ...Read more
I have a UTI and got Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin to treat it. I'm also taking Doxycycline as antimalarial. Should I stop taking Doxycycline while taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin)?
Take both: Continue both drugs, unless your doctors have different advice. ...Read more
With cold and virus, is it okay to take antibiotics whilst on blood thinners ( xarelto, ) and detralex 500mg?
Blood thinners & Abx: First of all, you don't want to treat a virus (the usual cold) with an antibiotic, because antibiotics don't work against viruses, only against bacteria, which cause secondary problems will sinusitis or ear infections or bronchitis. For blood thinners generally, the manufacturer recommends caution with all antibiotics, but if you need one you should take one and just monitor your blood tests more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer