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1

Do not drink alcohol
(1)

e.g. metronidazole
for preparations where flushing may occur

2

What should not be had withing 2 hours of gabapentin

antacids - impair absorption

3

g/r preparations should advice....

dont have indigestion remadies within 2 hours (premature dissolution of product from alkaline pH)

4

Don't take indigestion remedies or medicines containing iron or zinc within 2 hours (NOT MILK)
(3)

Some quinilones
Doxycyline, lymecycline, minocycline
Penicilliamine
(chelation)

5

Don't take indigestion remedies or medicines containing iron or zinc within 2 hours (AND MILK)
(3)

Ciprofloxacin, Norfloxacin
Tetracyclines than chelate calcium

6

Do not stop taking this medication unless your doctor tells you to stop (4)

Anti-TB (no pt perceived benefit)
Clonidine for hypertension (withdrawal)
B-blockers
ICS

7

Counselling for clindamycin

Diarrhoea can be very dangerous (colitis / c diff). Stop treatment immediately and report.

8

Space doses evenly throughout the day and complete the course (1)

Antibiotics

9

Read the additional information with this medication (3)

Anticoagulants
Lithium
Oral corticosteroids
- this is when a treatment card should be given

10

Protect your skin from sunlight

Doxycycline
Isotretinoin
Voriconazole
Amiodarone
Chlorpromazine

11

Do not take meds containing aspirin

Sulfenpyrazone
(action redcued by aspirin)

12

May colour urine - harmless (7)

Triamterene (blue)
Levodopa (dark red)
Rifampicin (blue)
----
Co-danthramer (red)
Entacapone (red)
Nitrofurantoin (yellow or brown)
Salazopyrin (orange-yellow)

13

Flammable

Creams with flammable solvent

14

Dissolve under the tongue. Get a new supply 8 weeks after opening

GTN tabs

15

Do not take more that ................ in 24 hours or ............. per week

migraine treatments (with per week they contain ergotamine)

16

This medicine may make you feel sleepy, do not use machenines/drive if you are still sleepy the next day

only for things at bedtime

e.g. not suitable for nitrazepam treating epilepsy

17

Take with or just after food
(9)

Aspirin
NSAIDS
Steroids

Cefuroxime
Clarithromycin
Nitrofuranitoin

Valproate

Benzafibrate (cholesterol)
Metformin

Allopurinol
Labetalol
Paroxetine
Spironolactone
Ursodeoxycholic acid

Some PD/HIV/malaria/TB

18

Take 30-60 min before food (3)

PPI (lansoprazole)
Dipyridamole
Penicillamine

Some steroids e.g. budesonide for IBD
Peppermint oil

Perindopril
Rafampicine

19

Best taken when stomach is empty (6)

Azithromycin
Amipicillin/Phenoxymethylpenicillin/Flucloxicillin
Demeclocycline/Oxytetracycline/Tetracycline

Montelukast
Quetiapine

20

Take with a full glass of water (4)

Allupurinol
Clindamycin
Doxycycline
Metronidazole