Drug interactions between gentamicin and Omnipen
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: Omnipen (ampicillin) and gentamicin
Ampicillin may reduce the effects of gentamicin if they are mixed in the same IV container or line. When used together, they typically should be administered separately. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. 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.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Omnipen (ampicillin)
You may experience reduced absorption of ampicillin in the presence of food. The effectiveness of the antibiotic may be reduced. Ampicillin should be administered one hour before or two hours after meals. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Penicillin V and amoxicillin are not affected by food and may be given without regard to meals.
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.