Review: taking Carafate and Levofloxacin together


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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 483 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 6,685 users)

Levofloxacin

Levofloxacin has active ingredients of levofloxacin. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Levofloxacin 5,470 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

483 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:
  • febrile neutropenia
  • oesophagitis
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • death
  • oral candidiasis
  • anaemia
  • dehydration
  • joint swelling
  • loss of consciousness
  • metastases to bone marrow
1 - 6 months:
  • dizziness
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • arthritis
  • cardiac disorder
  • constipation
  • depression
  • diverticulum
  • erectile dysfunction
  • gastroenteritis
  • hypersensitivity
6 - 12 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • acute sinusitis
  • alopecia
  • anaemia
  • arthropathy
  • asthma
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood creatine phosphokinase abnormal
  • breast mass
  • bronchitis
not specified:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • vomiting
  • oedema peripheral
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • balance disorder
  • bronchitis
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • injury
  • muscle spasms
  • myoclonus
  • neuropathy peripheral
2-9:
  • blood urea increased
  • haematuria present
10-19:
  • abdominal pain
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • haematemesis
  • haematochezia
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • arrhythmia
20-29:
  • back pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • suicidal ideation
  • cholelithiasis
  • dehydration
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hypocalcaemia
  • hypokalaemia
  • paraplegia
  • weight decreased
30-39:
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • dysphagia
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • confusional state
  • insomnia
40-49:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dysphagia
  • back pain
  • cellulitis
  • hypoaesthesia
  • anxiety
  • bronchitis
  • diarrhoea
  • injury
50-59:
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • nausea
  • cellulitis
  • fatigue
  • osteoporosis
  • pleural effusion
  • spinal osteoarthritis
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • anaemia

* 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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