Gatifloxacin and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with gatifloxacin.
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 you are being treated with gatifloxacin. Otherwise, gatifloxacin should be taken 2 to 4 hours before or 4 to 6 hours after a multivitamin with minerals dose, gatifloxacin should be taken at least 2 hours before and not less than 6 hours after Suprep Bowel Prep (magnesium/potassium/sodium sulfates), or gatifloxacin and multivitamin with minerals should be taken as directed by your healthcare provider. Talk to your healthcare provider if you are unsure whether your medications contain something that could potentially interact 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.
Minor Food Interaction
Information for this minor interaction is available on the professional version.
Gatifloxacin drug interactions
There are 453 drug interactions with gatifloxacin.
Gatifloxacin disease interactions
There are 9 disease interactions with gatifloxacin which include:
- CNS disorders
- myasthenia gravis
- peripheral neuropathy
- QT interval prolongation
More about gatifloxacin
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- Drug class: quinolones
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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 interaction information available.|
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