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 147 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 5,212 users)

Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin; sodium chloride. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Levofloxacin 15,349 users)

On Aug, 25, 2016

147 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:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • lupus nephritis
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • altered state of consciousness
  • arrhythmia
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • fall
1 - 6 months:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • blindness cortical
  • confusional state
  • metabolic encephalopathy
  • speech disorder
  • axonal neuropathy
  • abdominal hernia
  • aphagia
  • colitis
  • decreased eye contact
6 - 12 months:
  • lupus nephritis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • infection
  • blood immunoglobulin g increased
  • blood immunoglobulin m increased
  • cardiomegaly
  • hypertension
  • lymphadenopathy
  • odynophagia
  • oliguria
not specified:
  • anaemia
  • dehydration
  • hypotension
  • platelet count decreased
  • decreased appetite
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dehydration
  • confusional state
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • fatigue
  • infection
  • lupus nephritis
  • pyrexia
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
male:
  • anaemia
  • platelet count decreased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • pneumonia
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • decreased appetite
  • febrile neutropenia
  • hypotension
  • thrombocytopenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • infection
  • lupus nephritis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • blood immunoglobulin g increased
  • blood immunoglobulin m increased
  • cardiomegaly
  • hypertension
  • lymphadenopathy
  • odynophagia
  • oliguria
30-39:
  • barrett's oesophagus
  • dyspepsia
  • gastric ulcer
  • gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • oesophageal spasm
  • body temperature increased
  • clostridial infection
  • colitis
  • constipation
40-49:
  • blood in stool
  • grand mal convulsion
  • nausea
  • neutropenia
  • pulmonary congestion
  • scotoma
  • venous thrombosis deep limb
  • abdominal distension
  • anaemia
  • atrial fibrillation
50-59:
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • anaemia
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • platelet count decreased
  • activated partial thromboplastin time prolonged
  • dehydration
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
60+:
  • hypotension
  • atrial fibrillation
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anaemia
  • confusional state
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • arrhythmia

* 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; sodium chloride) 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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