Geocillin (carbenicillin) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Geocillin (carbenicillin) which include:
carbenicillin ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
You may experience reduced absorption of carbenicillin in the presence of food. The effectiveness of the antibiotic may be reduced. Carbenicillin 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.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility
carbenicillin - sodium
Each 382 mg tablet of carbenicillin indanyl sodium contains approximately 23 mg (1 mEq) of sodium. The sodium content should be considered in patients with conditions that may require sodium restriction, such as congestive heart failure, hypertension, and fluid retention.
- "Product Information. Geocillin (carbenicillin)." Roerig Division, New York, NY.
Geocillin (carbenicillin) drug interactions
There are 66 drug interactions with Geocillin (carbenicillin)
Geocillin (carbenicillin) disease interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Geocillin (carbenicillin) which include:
More about Geocillin (carbenicillin)
- Geocillin Side Effects
- During Pregnancy
- Dosage Information
- Drug Images
- Drug Interactions
- Drug class: antipseudomonal penicillins
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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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