Erythromycin; Telithromycin/Itraconazole; Ketoconazole Interactions
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:
Some antifungals may slow down how quickly your liver processes erythromycin or telithromycin.
What might happen:
The amount of antibiotic in your blood may increase and cause problems with your heart's rhythm. In rare cases, this can result in death.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. Your doctor may want to change your antibiotic. Let your doctor know right away if you notice an irregular heartbeat or have dizziness or fainting episodes.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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