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Tequin Teqpaq (gatifloxacin) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Tequin Teqpaq (gatifloxacin) which include:


multivitamins with minerals ↔ gatifloxacin

Moderate Drug Interaction

Gatifloxacin and multivitamin with minerals should not be taken orally at the same time. Products that contain magnesium, aluminum, calcium, iron, and/or other minerals may interfere with the absorption of gatifloxacin into the bloodstream and reduce its effectiveness. If possible, it may be best to avoid taking multivitamin with minerals while your are being treated with gatifloxacin. Otherwise, you should take gatifloxacin either 2 to 4 hours before or 4 to 6 hours after the multivitamin with minerals dose. Talk to a healthcare professional if you are not sure whether a product contains something that could potentially interact with your medication or if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. 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.

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gatifloxacin ↔ food

Minor Food 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.

Tequin Teqpaq (gatifloxacin) drug interactions

There are 658 drug interactions with Tequin Teqpaq (gatifloxacin)

Tequin Teqpaq (gatifloxacin) disease interactions

There are 9 disease interactions with Tequin Teqpaq (gatifloxacin) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor 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.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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