This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
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 some antibiotics are given with anesthetics, they may produce increased side effects that may not be seen when either drug is given alone.
What might happen:
You may experience increased paralysis, trouble breathing, or kidney problems.
What you should do about this interaction:
These medicines are used during surgical procedures or in a hospital. If you are to have either inpatient or outpatient surgery, or are to be admitted to the hospital, make sure that all your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) are aware of all the medicines that you are taking. The dose of either medicine may need to be adjusted.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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