Does Tums interact with Cipro?

Antacids that contain magnesium and aluminum salts may reduce the absorption of ciprofloxacin. The extent of this interaction appears to increase as the time between administration of the two drugs decreases.

Can antacids be taken with Cipro?

Do not take ciprofloxacin within two hours of magnesium/aluminum-containing antacids or other products containing calcium, iron, or zinc. Other products may also affect absorption (check product information).

How long after Cipro can I take Tums?

Avoid dairy products such as milk and yogurt for at least 3 hours before and after taking the medicine. If you take vitamins or antacids such as Tums or Maalox, take them 6 hours before or 2 hours after taking cipro.

Does calcium interfere with Cipro?

Ciprofloxacin and calcium carbonate 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 ciprofloxacin into the bloodstream and reduce its effectiveness.

How long after taking an antibiotic can I take an antacid?

If you have to take an antacid containing aluminum and/or magnesium, make sure that you take it at least 2 hours before or after your antibiotic. Let your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know if your infection does not seem to be getting better.

Can I take Pepcid while taking Cipro?

Using famotidine together with ciprofloxacin can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a relatively rare side effect.

How can I reduce the side effects of ciprofloxacin?

How to avoid ciprofloxacin side effects

  1. Follow medical advice while taking this medication.
  2. Patients should disclose a full medication list, health history, and allergies before taking ciprofloxacin.
  3. Store the medication correctly.
  4. Swallow the tablet whole or take the suspension exactly as it was prepared.

What should you avoid when taking Cipro?

Do not take ciprofloxacin with dairy products such as milk or yogurt, or with calcium-fortified foods (e.G., cereal, juice). You may eat or drink dairy products or calcium-fortified foods with a regular meal, but do not use them alone when taking ciprofloxacin. They could make the medication less effective.

Can you take vitamin D while taking Cipro?

No interactions were found between ciprofloxacin and Vitamin D3.

What can I take for acid reflux while on antibiotics?

Managing acid reflux after consuming antibiotics

  • Antacids, which help neutralise stomach acid.
  • H2-receptor antagonists (H2RAs) can decrease stomach acid.
  • Proton pump inhibitors, such as omeprazole can reduce stomach acid.

Can you take Pepcid with Cipro?

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