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Antibiotics (cont.)

Antibiotic Interactions

Antibiotics may have interactions with other prescription and nonprescription medications. For example, clarithromycin (Biaxin, an antibiotic) should not be taken with metoclopramide (Reglan, a digestive system drug).

Be sure a doctor and pharmacist know about all the other medications a person is taking while on antibiotics.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/11/2014
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