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Drug food Interactions

Medications which should be taken on an EMPTY stomach Alendronate (Fosamax) Ampicillin Astemizole Bethanechol Bisacodyl Captopril (Take 1 hour before meals) Cefibuten (Cedax) Cilostazol (Pletal) Demeclocycline Dicloxacillin Didanosine (Videx) Etidronate (Didronel) Felodipine (Plendil) Indinavir (Crixivan) Lansoprazole (take before eating) Levothyroxine loratadine (Claritin) loracarbef (Lorabid) Methotrexate Moexipril (Univasc) Mycophenolate (Cellcept) Omeprazole Take before eating Oxacillin Penicillamine Perindopril (Aceon) Repaglinide (Prandin) Rifampin Rifabutin (Mycobutin) Riluzole (Rilutek) Roxithromycin (take at least 15 minutes before or after a meal) Sucralfate (Carafate) Sulfamethoxazole – trimethoprim (Bactrim) Sulfadiazine Tetracycline (Do not take with milk or other dairy products) Tolcapone (Tasmar) Zafirlukast (Accolate) Zalcitabine (Hivid) Medications which should be Taken with FOOD Allopurinol (take after meal) Atovaquone (Mepron) Augmentin Aspirin Amiodarone (Cordarone) Baclofen (Lioresal) Bromocriptine (Parlodel) clofazimine (Lamprene) Carvedilol (Coreg) Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Chloroquine Cimetidine (Tagamet) Cefpodoxime (Vantin) Diclofenac (Voltaren_ Divalproex sodium (Depakote) Doxycycline Felbamate (Felbatol) fenofibrate (TriCor) Fiorinal Fludrocortisone fenoprofen Griseofulvin glyburide (take with breakfast) Hydrocortisone Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) Indomethacin Iron preparations (Take between meals–if GI upset occurs take with food) Itraconazole capsules Ketorolac Lithium Metronidazole Misoprostol (Cytotec) methanamine mebendazole methylprednisolone naltrexone Naproxen Nelfinavir (Viracept) Nitrofurantoin Niacin Olsalazine Perphenazine Pentoxifylline Pergolide Piroxicam Potassium salts Prednisone Procainamide Ritonavir (Norvir) Salsalate Saquinavir Sevelamer (Renagel) Spironolactone Sulfasalazine Sulfinpyrazone Sulindac Ticlopidine Tolmetin…