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Drug Interactions between Co-trimoxazole and doxycycline

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

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Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between Co-trimoxazole and doxycycline. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Co-trimoxazole

A total of 416 drugs are known to interact with Co-trimoxazole.

doxycycline

A total of 207 drugs are known to interact with doxycycline.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

sulfamethoxazole food

Applies to: Co-trimoxazole (sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim)

Ask your doctor before using sulfamethoxazole together with ethanol. Contact your doctor if you experience unpleasant side effects such as fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, tingly feeling, nausea, or vomiting. If you experience these side effects, you may need to avoid ethanol while taking sulfamethoxazole. You should check your food and medicine labels to see if these products contain ethanol. 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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Moderate

doxycycline food

Applies to: doxycycline

Iron can bind to doxycycline in the gastrointestinal tract, which may prevent their absorption into the bloodstream and possibly reduce their effectiveness. To avoid or minimize the interaction, iron-containing medications and doxycycline should preferably be taken at least three to four hours apart in most cases. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns, or if you have trouble separating the dosing times. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact. 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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Minor

doxycycline food

Applies to: doxycycline

Information for this minor interaction is available on the professional version.

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.


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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

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