Can I take an antihistamine with antibiotic?
Can I take an antihistamine with antibiotic?
Can I take my prescription antihistamine with other medicines? You shouldn’t take prescription antihistamines if you also are taking certain other prescription medicines. These include erythromycin (an antibiotic) or certain medicines used to treat fungal infections. These include itraconazole or ketoconazole.
Can I take Benadryl with Cipro and Flagyl?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Benadryl and metronidazole. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can you take ciprofloxacin with corticosteroids?
Ciprofloxacin and other medications in its class can cause tendinitis and tendon rupture, and the risk may be increased when combined with a steroid such as predniSONE. Older adults over 60 years of age and those who have received a kidney, heart, and/or lung transplant may be particularly susceptible.
What is the best antihistamine?
Claritin and Zyrtec are popular over-the-counter antihistamines. Doctors consider them safe and effective treatments for minor allergies. Both are second-generation antihistamines. These cause less drowsiness than first-generation antihistamines.
Is it OK to take Benadryl with Cipro?
No interactions were found between Benadryl and ciprofloxacin.
Do antihistamines raise blood pressure?
Can antihistamines cause high blood pressure? If you’re already taking medication for high blood pressure, combining that with an antihistamine can increase your heart rate and raise your blood pressure.
Which antihistamine is best for heart patients?
If you are at risk of QT prolongation or certain other rare rhythm disorders, avoiding first generation antihistamines is a good idea. Newer antihistamines like fexofenadine, ceterizine and loratadine are all fairly safe for the heart, with fexofenadine seeming to be the absolute safest if you are at risk of arrythmia.
Can you take Allegra with Cipro?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Cipro I.V. and fexofenadine. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Do antihistamines interact with other medications?
Taking antihistamines with other medicines, food or alcohol There may be a risk the medicines do not mix, which could stop either from working properly or increase the risk of side effects. Examples of medicines that could cause problems if taken with antihistamines include some types of: antidepressants.
What should I avoid while 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.
Are there any drugs that interact with Cipro?
There are many drugs that may interact with fluoroquinolones, such as Cipro, including: Again, people must always discuss any current medications, vitamins, and supplements with a doctor before taking Cipro or another antibiotic.
Is it safe to take Cipro with urinary tract infection?
Urinary tract infections are a common condition that doctors may treat with antibiotics, such as Cipro. However, some people are at risk of serious side effects if they take Cipro, and they may wish to discuss alternatives with their doctor.
What happens if you have an allergic reaction to Cipro?
Rarely, Cipro can also cause a severe allergic reaction. Anyone who experiences any of the following symptoms should seek immediate medical care: swelling of the tongue, lips, or face Cipro may increase a person’s risk of tendinitis or tendon rupture.
Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking antihistamines?
As far as I know, there are no obstacles that would prohibit mixing of these two medications. Just don’t use alcohol while on meds. You should also avoid driving a motor vehicle while on antihistamines. For more details, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Can a person with an allergy to ciprofloxacin take it?
Ciprofloxacin is a common medication used to treat bacterial infections. Many bacteria, causing conditions ranging from urinary infections to Anthrax can be killed using the antibiotic. The drug itself can be dangerous for anyone who has a ciprofloxacin allergy.
Can You Tear a tendon while taking ciprofloxacin?
Ciprofloxacin may rarely cause inflammation (tendinitis) or tearing of a tendon (the cord that attaches muscles to bones). This can occur while you are taking the medicine or after you finish taking it.
Is it safe to take tizanidine with ciprofloxacin?
Do not use this medicine if you are also taking tizanidine (Zanaflex®). Tell your doctor if you or your child are also using theophylline (Theo-Dur®) or other products that contain caffeine (eg, coffee, soda, chocolate). Using these medicines together may increase the risk for more serious side effects.
When to stop taking ciprofloxacin for diarrhea?
Be careful when using sharp objects, including razors and fingernail clippers. Ciprofloxacin may cause diarrhea, and in some cases it can be severe. It may occur 2 months or more after you or your child stop taking this medicine. Do not take any medicine to treat diarrhea without first checking with your doctor.