Tegopen (cloxacillin) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Tegopen (cloxacillin) which include:
cloxacillin ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
You may experience reduced absorption of cloxacillin in the presence of food. The effectiveness of the antibiotic may be reduced. Cloxacillin 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
cloxacillin - sodium
Each 250 mg capsule of cloxacillin sodium contains approximately 14 mg (0.6 mEq) of sodium, and each teaspoonful of the 125 mg/5 mL oral solution contains approximately 11 mg (0.48 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. Tegopen (cloxacillin)." Apothecon Inc, Plainsboro, NJ.
Tegopen (cloxacillin) drug interactions
There are 66 drug interactions with Tegopen (cloxacillin)
Tegopen (cloxacillin) disease interactions
There are 3 disease interactions with Tegopen (cloxacillin) which include:
More about Tegopen (cloxacillin)
- Tegopen Side Effects
- During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
- Dosage Information
- Drug Interactions
- Drug class: penicillinase resistant 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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