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Prevpac Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole (Prevpac)?
- What are the possible side effects of amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole (Prevpac)?
- What is the most important information I should know about amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole (Prevpac)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole (Prevpac)?
- How should I take amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole (Prevpac)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Prevpac)?
- What happens if I overdose (Prevpac)?
- What should I avoid while taking amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole (Prevpac)?
- What other drugs will affect amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole (Prevpac)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Prevpac)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Prevpac)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include stomach pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or urinating less than usual.
What should I avoid while taking amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole (Prevpac)?
If you also take sucralfate (Carafate), avoid taking it within 30 minutes after you take amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole. Sucralfate can make it harder for your body to absorb lansoprazole.
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or has blood in it, call your doctor. Do not use any medicine to stop the diarrhea unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole (Prevpac)?
Many drugs can interact with amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- alfentanil (Alfenta);
- ampicillin (Omnipen, Principen);
- bromocriptine (Cycloset, Parlodel);
- cilostazol (Pletal), clopidogrel (Plavix);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- digoxin (Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
- fluconazole (Diflucan) or ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- methylprednisolone (Medrol);
- probenecid (Benemid);
- sildenafil (Viagra, Revatio);
- tacrolimus (Prograf);
- theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Theochron, Uniphyl);
- an antibiotic such as azithromycin (Zithromax, Zmax, Z-Pack), clarithromycin (Biaxin), doxycycline (Doryx, Oracea, Periostat, Vibramycin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin, Solodyn), rifabutin (Mycobutin), or tetracycline (Ala-Tet, Brodspec, Panmycin, Sumycin, Tetracap);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- cholesterol lowering medicines such as atorvastatin (Lipitor, Caduet), lovastatin (Mevacor, Altoprev, Advicor), rosuvastatin (Crestor), or simvastatin (Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin, Juvisync);
- a heart rhythm medication such as disopyramide (Norpace) or quinidine (Quin-G);
- HIV/AIDS medications such as atazanavir (Reyataz), ritonavir (Norvir), or zidovudine (Retrovir);
- iron supplements (Feosol, Mol-Iron, Fergon, Femiron, and others);
- a sedative such as alprazolam (Xanax), midazolam (Versed), or triazolam (Halcion);
- seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Equetro, Carbatrol, Tegretol), phenytoin (Dilantin), or valproate (Depakote, Depakene); or
- sulfa drugs (Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim, SMX-TMP, and others).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and lansoprazole.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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