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Factive (gemifloxacin) and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Factive (gemifloxacin):

Moderate

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Moderate Drug Interaction

Gemifloxacin 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 gemifloxacin 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 gemifloxacin. Otherwise, gemifloxacin should be taken 2 to 4 hours before or 4 to 6 hours after a multivitamin with minerals dose, gemifloxacin should be taken at least 2 hours before and not less than 6 hours after Suprep Bowel Prep (magnesium/potassium/sodium sulfates), or gemifloxacin 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.

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Factive (gemifloxacin) drug interactions

There are 440 drug interactions with Factive (gemifloxacin)

Factive (gemifloxacin) disease interactions

There are 9 disease interactions with Factive (gemifloxacin) 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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