Review: taking Carafate and Levofloxacin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Carafate and Levofloxacin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Carafate and Levofloxacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 455 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Carafate

Carafate has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Carafate 4,425 users)

Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Levofloxacin 13,293 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

455 people who take Carafate, Levofloxacin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Carafate and Levofloxacin drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pneumonia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • lupus nephritis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • arrhythmia
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • fall
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • febrile neutropenia
1 - 6 months:
  • arthritis
  • cardiac disorder
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • erectile dysfunction
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypersensitivity
  • nervousness
  • osteomyelitis
  • osteonecrosis
6 - 12 months:
  • lupus nephritis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • infection
  • blood immunoglobulin g increased
  • blood immunoglobulin m increased
  • cardiomegaly
  • hypertension
  • lymphadenopathy
  • odynophagia
  • oliguria
not specified:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • oedema peripheral
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • cellulitis
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • dysphagia
  • oedema peripheral
  • abdominal pain
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • anxiety
  • dehydration
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • depression
  • pain
  • headache
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • constipation

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • blood urea increased
  • haematuria present
10-19:
  • infection
  • lupus nephritis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • abdominal pain
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • haematemesis
  • haematochezia
  • nausea
20-29:
  • back pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • suicidal ideation
  • cholelithiasis
  • dehydration
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hypocalcaemia
  • hypokalaemia
  • paraplegia
  • weight decreased
30-39:
  • constipation
  • dysphagia
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • renal failure acute
  • weight decreased
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
40-49:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dysphagia
  • back pain
  • cellulitis
  • diarrhoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • anxiety
  • bronchitis
  • cough
50-59:
  • oedema peripheral
  • anxiety
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • cellulitis
  • nausea
  • pleural effusion
  • pain in jaw
  • bone disorder
60+:
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • hypotension

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Carafate (sucralfate) is often used to treat gastrooesophageal reflux disease. Levofloxacin (levofloxacin) is often used to treat pneumonia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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