Levaquin (levofloxacin) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Levaquin (levofloxacin) which include:
multivitamins with minerals ↔ levoFLOXacin
Moderate Drug Interaction
LevoFLOXacin 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 levoFLOXacin 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 levoFLOXacin. Otherwise, you should take levoFLOXacin 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.
levoFLOXacin ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
When levoFLOXacin as the oral solution is given with enteral (tube) feedings, levoFLOXacin may not work as well. You could interrupt the feeding for 1 hour before and 2 hours after the levoFLOXacin dose. However, this still may not entirely avoid the interaction and may not always be feasible. LevoFLOXacin oral tablets may be taken without regard to food. 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.
Levaquin (levofloxacin) drug Interactions
There are 661 drug interactions with Levaquin (levofloxacin)
Levaquin (levofloxacin) disease Interactions
There are 9 disease interactions with Levaquin (levofloxacin) which include:
- Cns Disorders
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Qt Interval Prolongation
- Renal Dysfunction
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.