Can I take Lipitor and amoxicillin together?

Can I take Lipitor and amoxicillin together?

No interactions were found between amoxicillin and Lipitor.

Do antibiotics affect atorvastatin?

Clarithromycin and erythromycin inhibit the cytochrome P450 isoenzyme that metabolises atorvastatin, simvastatin, and lovastatin. Co-prescription of any combination of these statins and antibiotics increases blood concentrations of the statin, and extra side effects may follow, say researchers.

What drugs do statins interact with?

Which drugs interact with statins?

  • protease inhibitors, for example, indinavir (Crixivan), ritonavir (Norvir) used in treating AIDS)
  • erythromycin (E-Mycin)
  • itraconazole, (Sporanox)
  • clarithromycin, (Biaxin)
  • telithromycin (Ketek)
  • cyclosporine (Sandimmune)
  • boceprevir (Victrelis)
  • telaprevir (Incivek)

What kind of drugs can you take with Lipitor?

There are over 200 drugs known to cause interactions with Lipitor, whether in a very minor way or with such severe consequences that the risk of taking the drug with Lipitor outweighs any possible benefit taking the two of them together. Lipitor should not be taken with other statins like Lovastatin, Pravastin (Pravachol), Simvastatin and Crestor.

Can you take antibiotics with a statin drug?

MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) — Doctors should avoid ordering certain antibiotics for older patients who take cholesterol -lowering statin drugs, such as Lipitor, Canadian researchers say.

Is it safe to take atorvastatin with antibiotics?

“Given the frequency at which statins are prescribed (atorvastatin is currently the most commonly prescribed drug in Canada), and the high rate of co-prescription seen in our study and in other jurisdictions, this preventable drug-drug interaction remains clinically important,” Garg’s team said.

Can you take Victrelis and Lipitor at the same time?

Protease inhibitors that are used to treat hepatitis and HIV can also cause myopathy when taken with Lipitor. These drugs include Victrelis, Incivek, Invirasem, Viracept and others. If Lipitor has to be taken with these protease inhibitors, the dosage of Lipitor shouldn’t exceed 20 milligrams per day.