Can you take antibiotics with Crestor?

Can you take antibiotics with Crestor?

Cautions with other medicines Some medicines and rosuvastatin can interfere with each other and increase the chances of you having side effects. Tell your doctor if you’re taking: antibiotics, such as erythromycin.

Can you take antibiotics and statins together?

Taking statins and some common antibiotics at the same time is linked to muscle breakdown, kidney injury, and even worse for people 65 and older.

What antibiotics should not be taken with statins?

Older people taking statins for high cholesterol should avoid taking the antibiotics clarithromycin or erythromycin at the same time because of potential kidney injury from an interaction, Canadian doctors say.

Can you take statins with ciprofloxacin?

Statins can cause deranged liver function and myopathies. The likelihood of these side effects are increased by concomitant drug therapy. A potential mechanism for ciprofloxacin to increase the concentration of statins exists. Caution must therefore be taken when prescribing ciprofloxacin to patients taking statins.

What foods should not be eaten with Crestor?

Avoid fatty meats, egg yolks, cream, butter, shortening, whole milk, cakes, cookies, pastries, gravy, peanut butter, chocolate, potato chips, coconuts, cheese other than cottage cheese, palm and coconut oils, and fried foods. Crestor may also result in insomia, depression or nightmares.

Do antibiotics affect cholesterol levels?

Neither antibiotic altered C-reactive protein or blood pressure. The low-density lipoprotein cholesterol reduction related to an increase in bifidobacteria (r = -0.46, P = . 029), but not to markers of colonic fermentation. We conclude that antibiotics can reduce serum lipids acutely.

Can you take vitamin D with statins?

Vitamin D supplement may have moderate or no effect on the dosage requirement or side effects of pravastatin, rosuvastatin and pitavastatin. Since vitamin D has mild HMG-CoA reductase activity, it will work synergistically with all statins.

Does Crestor interact with Cipro?

No interactions were found between ciprofloxacin and Crestor. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

What drugs do statins interact with?

Certain drugs can interact with atorvastatin (Lipitor) and increase its side effects. These include fibrates, niacin supplements, cyclosporine, clarithromycin, itraconazole, HIV protease inhibitors, oral contraceptives containing norethindrone or ethinyl estradiol, digoxin, rifampin, and colchicine.

What foods affect Crestor?

Avoid eating foods high in fat or cholesterol, or rosuvastatin will not be as effective. Avoid drinking alcohol. It can raise triglyceride levels and may increase your risk of liver damage. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb rosuvastatin.

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