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How does esomeprazole sodium interact with other medications or food?

Esomeprazole should be taken at least an hour before eating. Esomeprazole sodium interacts with the following drugs/supplements: ampicillin; antifungals like fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), posaconazole (Noxafil), voriconazole (VFEND); cilostazol (Pletal); clopidogrel (Plavix); dasatinib (Sprycel); diazepam (Valium); digoxin (Digitek, Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps); erlotinib (Tarceva); iron salts, supplements, or medications, mesalamine (Apriso); protease inhibitors like Atazanavir (Reyataz), Nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase); warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven). Tell your doctor about all of the medications you are taking to avoid a drug interaction.

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