Drug interactions between gentamicin and Pavulon
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: gentamicin and Pavulon (pancuronium)
Gentamicin may increase the neuromuscular blocking effects of pancuronium. This can increase the risk of severe and/or prolonged respiratory depression, which may be fatal. Antibiotics like gentamicin should generally not be used following surgery in which neuromuscular blockers have been used. If they are used together, vital signs should be closely monitored and the dosages adjusted accordingly. 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
No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
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
|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.|
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