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Is the strength of plavix compromised when taking Carafate (sucralfate) and zantac?

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Dr. Rama Garimella
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

Drugs interact with Plavix are most ppis (nexium, Prilosec class of drugs).
Tagamet (generic name: cimetidine) prozac, sarafem, and symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine) (generic name: fluoxetine) luvox (generic name: fluvoxamine) ticlid (generic name: ticlopidine) diflucan (generic name: fluconazole) nizoral (generic name: ketoconazole) vfend (generic name: voriconazole) intelence (generic name: etravirine) felbatol

In brief: No

Drugs interact with Plavix are most ppis (nexium, Prilosec class of drugs).
Tagamet (generic name: cimetidine) prozac, sarafem, and symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine) (generic name: fluoxetine) luvox (generic name: fluvoxamine) ticlid (generic name: ticlopidine) diflucan (generic name: fluconazole) nizoral (generic name: ketoconazole) vfend (generic name: voriconazole) intelence (generic name: etravirine) felbatol
Dr. Rama Garimella
Dr. Rama Garimella
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine

In brief: Not associated with

Nexium and Prilosec are known to decrease the absorption of plavix.
Dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) Protonix and prevecid have a much lower effect on plavix. There is no mention of zantac or carafate affecting the absorbtion of plavix.

In brief: Not associated with

Nexium and Prilosec are known to decrease the absorption of plavix.
Dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) Protonix and prevecid have a much lower effect on plavix. There is no mention of zantac or carafate affecting the absorbtion of plavix.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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