Drug interactions between erythromycin / sulfisoxazole and sulfisoxazole
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between erythromycin / sulfisoxazole and sulfisoxazole - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
erythromycin / sulfisoxazole
- Erythromycin / sulfisoxazole is in the drug class miscellaneous antibiotics.
- Erythromycin / sulfisoxazole is used to treat Otitis Media.
- Sulfisoxazole is a member of the drug class sulfonamides.
- Sulfisoxazole is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: erythromycin / sulfisoxazole
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
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'sulfonamides' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'sulfonamides' category:
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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