Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
When these two medicines are taken together, chloramphenicol may decrease the ability of your blood to clot properly.
What might happen:
You may experience an increased chance for bleeding.
What you should do about this interaction:
You may need to have your bleeding time checked more often. If you experience unusual bruising, bleeding from the gums, nosebleeds, or blood in your urine or stool, contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) right away.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this drug interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor first.
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