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What drugs interact with aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide?

Before taking aluminum hydroxide-magnesium hydroxide, tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medicines you may take, especially aspirin, cinoxacin (Cinobac), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), digoxin (Lanoxin), diazepam (Valium), enoxacin (Penetrex), ferrous sulfate (iron), fluconazole (Diflucan), indomethacin, isoniazid (INH), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), levofloxacin (Levaquin), lomefloxacin (Maxaquin), nalidixic acid (NegGram), norfloxacin (Noroxin), ofloxacin (Floxin), sparfloxacin (Zagam), tetracycline (Achromycin, Sumycin) and vitamins. Avoid taking these medications within two hours of taking an antacid.

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