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Drug food Interactions 


 

Medications which should be taken on an
EMPTY stomach

Alendronate
(Fosamax)

Ampicillin

Astemizole

Bethanechol

Bisacodyl

Captopril
(Take 1 hour before meals)

Cefibuten
(Cedax)

Cilostazol
(Pletal)

Demeclocycline

Dicloxacillin

Didanosine
(Videx)

Etidronate
(Didronel)

Felodipine
(Plendil)

Indinavir
(Crixivan)

Lansoprazole
(take before eating)

Levothyroxine

loratadine
(Claritin)

loracarbef
(Lorabid)

Methotrexate

Moexipril
(Univasc)

Mycophenolate
(Cellcept)

Omeprazole
Take before eating

Oxacillin

Penicillamine

Perindopril
(Aceon)

Repaglinide
(Prandin)

Rifampin

Rifabutin
(Mycobutin)

Riluzole
(Rilutek)

Roxithromycin (take at least 15 minutes before or after a meal)

Sucralfate
(Carafate)

Sulfamethoxazole - trimethoprim (Bactrim)

Sulfadiazine

Tetracycline
(Do not take with milk or other dairy products)

Tolcapone
(Tasmar)

Zafirlukast (Accolate)

Zalcitabine
(Hivid)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medications which should be 
Taken with FOOD

Allopurinol
(take after meal)

Atovaquone
(Mepron)

Augmentin

Aspirin

Amiodarone
(Cordarone)

Baclofen
(Lioresal)

Bromocriptine
(Parlodel)

clofazimine
(Lamprene)

Carvedilol
(Coreg)

Carbamazepine
(Tegretol)

Chloroquine

Cimetidine
(Tagamet)

Cefpodoxime
(Vantin)

Diclofenac
(Voltaren_

Divalproex sodium
(Depakote)

Doxycycline

Felbamate
(Felbatol)

fenofibrate
(TriCor)

Fiorinal

Fludrocortisone

fenoprofen

Griseofulvin

glyburide (take with breakfast)

Hydrocortisone

Hydroxychloroquine
(Plaquenil)

Indomethacin

Iron preparations (Take between meals--if GI upset occurs take with food)

Itraconazole capsules

Ketorolac

Lithium

Metronidazole

Misoprostol
(Cytotec)

methanamine

Mebendazole

methylprednisolone

naltrexone

Naproxen

Nelfinavir
(Viracept)

Nitrofurantoin

Niacin

Olsalazine

Perphenazine

Pentoxifylline

Pergolide

Piroxicam

Potassium salts

Prednisone

Procainamide

Ritonavir
(Norvir)

Salsalate

Saquinavir

Sevelamer
(Renagel)

Spironolactone

Sulfasalazine

Sulfinpyrazone

Sulindac

Ticlopidine

Tolmetin

Trazodone

Troglitazone

Valproic acid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drug - grapefruit interactions:
Drugs which may exhibit increased serum concentrations based on this interaction

amiodarone

astemizole

alprazolam

atorvastatin

benzodiazepines 

buspirone

carbamazepine

carvedilol

cerivastatin

cilostazol 

clarithromycin

Clomipramine 

codeine

cyclosporine 

dapsone

dextromethorphan

diazepam

diltiazem

estrogens

erythromycin

felodipine

fentanyl

finasteride

haloperidol

indinavir

lercanidipine

lidocaine

lovastatin

midazolam

methadone

nelfinavir

nifedipine

nicardipine

nimodipine

nisoldipine

nitrendipine

ondansetron

paclitaxel

progestins

progesterone

quinidine

ritonavir

salmeterol

saquinavir

simvastatin

tacrolimus

trazodone

triazolam

vincristine

zaleplon

zolpidem

 

Note: there may be omissions on this list. Absence of a drug
does not necessarily indicate that the drug lacks this potential
interaction. 

 

Warfarin - food Interactions 

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Management of Dietary Interactions and Vitamin K: dietary consistency is the key to maintaining a sustained, stable response during warfarin therapy. Patients should be aware of vitamin K content in common foods, particularly foods high in vitamin K (green leafy vegetables (broccoli, Brussel sprouts, turnip greens, kale, spinach, beet greens), Cauliflower , legumes, mayonnaise, canola and soybean oils), and should maintain a consistent amount of these foods in their diet. 
The following foods should be avoided or limited, since they also can effect warfarin therapy:  caffeinated beverages (cola, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, chocolate milk).

Alcohol intake greater than 3 drinks daily can increase the effect of Coumadin. As long as alcohol intake does not exceed 3 drinks daily, clotting times should not be affected. This amount of alcohol is present in 12 ounces of table wine or three 12  ounce beers. (Acute binges can raise INR. Chronic alcohol ingestion may decrease INR. )

Herbal supplements can affect bleeding time.  Coenzyme Q10 is an herbal supplement whose chemical structure is similar to vitamin K, so it has the potential to affect bleeding time.  Herbal teas: green tea, buckeye, horsechestnut, tonka, bean, meliot, and woodruff.  Other examples include: feverfew, garlic, and ginseng.  Herbal medications should either be avoided or used consistently while on warfarin therapy. 


 

 

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