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Can Cipro antibiotic and Amiodarone be taken together?

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Posted on Thu, 5 Jul 2018
Question: Is there a dangerous interaction between amiodarone and Cipro antibiotic?
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (29 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Major interactions, so don't use together

Detailed Answer:
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Ciprofloxacin and amiodarone would prolong qt interval and thus cause irregular heart rhythm. this is dose dependent though. suggest to avoid the as there are alternative drugs available.
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Can Cipro antibiotic and Amiodarone be taken together?

Brief Answer: Major interactions, so don't use together Detailed Answer: Hi, Ciprofloxacin and amiodarone would prolong qt interval and thus cause irregular heart rhythm. this is dose dependent though. suggest to avoid the as there are alternative drugs available.