Drug interactions between Ativan and erythromycin
Interactions between your drugs
- Ativan is in the following drug classes: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines, miscellaneous antiemetics.
- Ativan is used to treat the following conditions:
- Erythromycin is a member of the drug class macrolides.
- Erythromycin is used to treat the following conditions:
- Bacterial Endocarditis Prevention
- Bowel Preparation
- Bullous Pemphigoid
- Campylobacter Gastroenteritis
- Chlamydia Infection
- Dental Abscess
- Legionella Pneumonia
- Lyme Disease
- Lymphogranuloma Venereum
- Mycoplasma Pneumonia
- Nongonococcal Urethritis
- Ocular Rosacea
- Otitis Media
- Rheumatic Fever Prophylaxis
- Skin or Soft Tissue Infection
- Strep Throat
- Syphilis, Early
- Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: erythromycin
Food decreases the levels of erythromycin in your body. Take erythromycin on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes before or 2 hours after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. However, some erythromycin products may be taken without regard to meals. Ask your healthcare provider about your particular prescription if you are uncertain of how to take it. Grapefruits and grapefruit juice may increase erythromycin levels but how this may affect you is not known. Do not increase or decrease the amount of grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.
Applies to: Ativan (lorazepam)
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of LORazepam such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with LORazepam. Do not use more than the recommended dose of LORazepam, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.