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Drug interactions with clarithromycin oral and drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral

clarithromycin oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Biaxin Oral, Biaxin XL Oral, Biaxin XL Pak Oral

All generic drug interactions for clarithromycin oral (lists will include brand and generic names):

drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Gianvi Oral, Loryna Oral, Ocella Oral, Syeda Oral, Vestura Oral, Yasmin 28 Oral, YAZ 28 Oral, Zarah Oral

All generic drug interactions for drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral (lists will include brand and generic names):
Significant - Monitor CloselyPotential for significant interaction (monitoring by your doctor is likely required)

clarithromycin oral and drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral

clarithromycin oral will decrease the level or effect of drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral by suppressing bacteria in the stomach that may assist with drug absorption. This interaction may occur for contraceptives that are taken by mouth. Low risk of contraceptive failure.

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Significant - Monitor CloselyPotential for dangerous interaction. Use with caution and monitor closely.

clarithromycin oral and drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral

clarithromycin oral will decrease the level or effect of drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral by altering intestinal flora. Applies only to oral forms of hormone. Low risk of contraceptive failure.

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Significant - Monitor CloselyInteraction is unlikely, minor, or nonsignificant

drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral and clarithromycin oral

drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral will increase the level or effect of clarithromycin oral by altering drug metabolism.

Patient Drug Interactions Source: RxList
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Significant - Monitor CloselyMinor or non-significant interaction.

drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral and clarithromycin oral

drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol oral will increase the level or effect of clarithromycin oral by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism.

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
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Drug Interaction Categories

Contraindicated

Never use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

Serious

Potential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

Significant

Potential for significant interaction (monitoring by your doctor is likely required)

Minor

Interaction is unlikely, minor, or nonsignificant

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