Drug Interactions With Moxifloxacin

QT-Prolonging Medications
Moxifloxacin can cause a dangerous change in heart rhythm known as QT prolongation. Combining moxifloxacin with other drugs that also have this tendency increases the risk. Check with your healthcare provider before taking any such medications together.
 
Quinapril
Quinapril can bind to moxifloxacin in the digestive tract, preventing it from being absorbed into the bloodstream. Be sure to take moxifloxacin at least four hours before or eight hours after a dose of quinapril.
 
Sevelamer
Sevelamer can bind to moxifloxacin in the digestive tract, preventing it from being absorbed into the bloodstream. Be sure to take moxifloxacin at least four hours before or eight hours after a dose of sevelamer.
 
Sucralfate
Sucralfate can bind to moxifloxacin in the digestive tract, preventing it from being absorbed into the bloodstream. Be sure to take moxifloxacin at least four hours before or eight hours after a dose of sucralfate.
 
Vitamins With Aluminum, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, or Zinc
Aluminum, calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc can bind to moxifloxacin in the digestive tract, preventing it from being absorbed into the bloodstream. Be sure to take moxifloxacin at least four hours before or eight hours after such products.
 
Warfarin
There have been reports that combining moxifloxacin with warfarin may increase the risk of bleeding. If you take these medications together, your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely.
 

Final Thoughts on Moxifloxacin Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific moxifloxacin drug interactions that may apply to you.
 

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