Drug interactions between cisapride and erythromycin
Interactions between your drugs
erythromycin ↔ cisapride
Applies to:erythromycin and cisapride
Using cisapride together with erythromycin is not recommended. Combining these medications may significantly increase the blood levels and effects of cisapride. High blood levels of cisapride can occasionally cause an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious. You should seek immediate medical attention if you develop sudden dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, or fast or pounding heartbeats during treatment with cisapride. 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. **Cisapride (Propulsid) is no longer marketed in the United States. You should only be taking cisapride if you are obtaining the medication from your doctor though a Limited Access Program developed jointly by the manufacturer and the FDA.**
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: cisapride
Cisapride is no longer on the market in the US. Do not take cisapride with any other medication, food, or beverage. **Cisapride (Propulsid) is no longer marketed in the United States. You should only be taking cisapride if you are obtaining the medication from your doctor though a Limited Access Program developed jointly by the manufacturer and the FDA.**
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.
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.