What other drugs will affect amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and omeprazole (Omeclamox-Pak)?
A gout medication called colchicine (Colcrys) can interact with clarithromycin and cause serious or life-threatening medical problems. You should not take colchicine during your treatment with amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and omeprazole, especially if you are an older adult with kidney disease. Many drugs can interact with amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and omeprazole. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- ampicillin (Omnipen, Principen);
- carbamazepine (Equetro, Carbatrol, Tegretol);
- cilostazol (Pletal);
- digoxin (Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
- ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- probenecid (Benemid);
- sildenafil (Viagra, Revatio);
- tacrolimus (Prograf);
- theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Theochron, Uniphyl);
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- cholesterol-lowering drugs such as lovastatin (Mevacor, Altoprev, Advicor) 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), nelfinavir (Viracept), or saquinavir (Invirase);
- iron supplements (Feosol, Mol-Iron, Fergon, Femiron, and others); or
- a sedative such as alprazolam (Xanax), midazolam (Versed), or triazolam (Halcion).
This list is not complete and there are many other drugs that can interact with amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and omeprazole. 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. Keep a list of all your medicines and show it to any healthcare provider who treats you.