Review: Zithromax and Remicade drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Zithromax and Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on 100 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Zithromax (latest outcomes from 20,903 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis.
Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,420 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 100 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zithromax, Remicade are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zithromax (azithromycin)
- Remicade (infliximab)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zithromax, Remicade:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||14|
|Colitis Ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)||12|
|Hepatic Function Abnormal||7|
|Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)||7|
|Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)||7|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zithromax, Remicade:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased||3|
|Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)||3|
|Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)||3|
|Pneumonia Legionella (pneumonia caused by the bacteria legionella)||3|
|Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)||2|
|Liver Function Test Abnormal||2|
|Csf Test Abnormal||1|
|Fungus Culture Positive||1|
|Cryptococcosis (potentially fatal fungal disease)||1|
|Headache (pain in head)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Zithromax (azithromycin) is often used to treat sinusitis. Remicade (infliximab) is often used to treat crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Zithromax is used in:
- Remicade is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Zithromax alternatives:
- Remicade alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Is it safe to take pravastin while on remicade?
I have just started on Remicade and this drug scares the heck out of me! However it is being used as a last resort as no other medications were bring my ulcerative colitis under control I am very concerned about drug interactions and can't seem to get any straight answers from my doctor or the pha ...
- Are the drugs listed safe to take?
will these drugs cure or stop the bacterial growth in the lungs?
- Did the gum disease go away after stopping azithromycin? how long
I started taking azithromycin 250mg 5 days ago for sinisitis and about 3 days ago I noticed my gums starting to get tender and it's up to taking Motrin every 6 hours to keep the pain at bay. Gums are slightly swollen and slightly red. The pain is the biggest problem.
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