Drug Interactions With Moxifloxacin

Since a number of medications may cause drug interactions with moxifloxacin, it is important to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking before starting the antibiotic. NSAIDs, sucralfate, and corticosteroids are some of the medicines that may interact with moxifloxacin. Drug interactions could increase the risk of tendon ruptures, central nervous system stimulation problems, and other complications.

An Overview of Drug Interactions With Moxifloxacin

Moxifloxacin (Avelox®) can potentially interact with a few other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with moxifloxacin include:
  • Aluminum, calcium, or magnesium antacids (Alternagel®, Gaviscon®, Maalox®, Mylanta®, Tums®, and many others)
  • Corticosteroids, such as:
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)

Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride Information

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