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Drug Interactions between Achromycin V and Bicillin L-A

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • Achromycin V (tetracycline)
  • Bicillin L-A (penicillin g benzathine)

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Interactions between your drugs


tetracycline penicillin G benzathine

Applies to: Achromycin V (tetracycline) and Bicillin L-A (penicillin g benzathine)

Talk to your doctor before using tetracycline together with penicillin G benzathine. Combining these medications may reduce the effectiveness of penicillin G benzathine. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Drug and food interactions


tetracycline food

Applies to: Achromycin V (tetracycline)

Do not take iron supplements, multivitamins, calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking tetracycline. These products can make tetracycline less effective in treating your infection. Do not take tetracycline with milk or other dairy products, unless your doctor has told you to. Dairy products can make it harder for your body to absorb the medication.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.