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    Old 07-17-2008, 08:49 PM   #1
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    Antibiotics & low potassium etc

    My husband recently had a severe Strep throat. I thought I better check the heavy duty antibiotic he took: Avelox.

    It seems even antibiotics can interact with other drugs such as heart rhythm drugs. If you have low potassium, you shouldn't take this drug. Read, Read, Read !!! Since I am on a diuretic & at risk for low potassium, don't think I would be taking this drug unless a less potent antibiotic didn't work. We really need a pharmacist on board to double check our DR's R/. Luckily, I didn't get the Bug.

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