Ilosone (erythromycin) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Ilosone (erythromycin) which include:
erythromycin ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)
Minor Drug Interaction
Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.
For clinical details see professional interaction data.
erythromycin ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
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.
Ilosone (erythromycin) drug interactions
There are 794 drug interactions with Ilosone (erythromycin)
Ilosone (erythromycin) disease interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Ilosone (erythromycin) which include:
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- Drug class: macrolides
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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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