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Are you taking any of the following medications regularly?
These medications interact with azithromycin:
Ciclosporin - for reducing immunity after transplant
Digoxin - for irregular heart or heart failure
Ergotamine - taken rarely for migraine
Terfenadine - antihistamine for hay fever and allergy
Theophylline - for asthma, used rarely
Disopyramide, Amiodarone, Sotalol or other medication for irregular heart
Rifabutin - anti-tuberculosis antibiotic, used rarely
Coumarins - anticoagulant for thinning the blood -includes warfarin
Promethazine (including Avomine) - NOT to be taken at the same time as azithromycin
Colchicine - for gout and familial Mediterranean fever
Antacids - for indigestion
Warfarin, edoxaban, ticagrelor, or any similar medicines - to prevent blood clots
Talazoparib, topotecan - specialist cancer drugs
Antidepressant or antipsychotic medication
Quinolone antibiotics, e.g. moxifloxacin, levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin
Hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine - used for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or to treat malaria
There is a very rare theoretical risk of abnormal heart rhythm if azithromycin is taken at the same time as some other medications - please check this list.
Please see your regular doctor before taking azithromycin as there is an interaction with your other medication. You may be able to take an alternative antibiotic for treatment of traveller's diarrhoea - please contact your GP. We are unable to prescribe azithromycin for you.