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Drug interactions between astemizole and clarithromycin

Results for the following 2 drugs:
astemizole
clarithromycin

Interactions between your drugs

Major

clarithromycin astemizole

Applies to: clarithromycin and astemizole

Astemizole and terfenadine are no longer on the market in the US. Do not take astemizole or terfenadine with any other medication.

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Drug and food interactions

Major

astemizole food

Applies to: astemizole

Astemizole is no longer on the market in the US. Do not take astemizole with any other medication, food, or beverage.

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Minor

clarithromycin food

Applies to: clarithromycin

Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.

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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

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
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 information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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

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