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Drug Interactions between Ceftin and omeprazole

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

  • Ceftin (cefuroxime)
  • omeprazole

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cefuroxime omeprazole

Applies to: Ceftin (cefuroxime) and omeprazole

Using cefuroxime together with omeprazole is not recommended. By reducing stomach acid, omeprazole can decrease the absorption and blood levels of cefuroxime and make the medication less effective against infections. You may need to stop taking omeprazole while you are being treated with cefuroxime, or your doctor may want to prescribe a different antibiotic. 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

No interactions were found. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

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

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