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Drug interactions between Biaxin XL and ibuprofen

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Biaxin XL (clarithromycin)

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Biaxin XL and ibuprofen - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Biaxin XL

A total of 787 drugs (3458 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Biaxin XL.


A total of 455 drugs (1716 brand and generic names) are known to interact with ibuprofen.

Drug and food interactions


clarithromycin food

Applies to: Biaxin XL (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.

For clinical details see professional interaction data.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

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.