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Drug Interactions - Giving Sucralfate with Fluoroquinolones

CE Event Information

  • Description:
    The subject of this Evidence Based Update is drug interactions - specifically the administration of gastroprotectants and antimicrobials. Read more on this topic:

    Discussion includes:
    - General principles of drug interactions
    - Common clinical scenarios when gastroprotectants might be administered with an antimicrobial
    - Use of fluoroquinolones in clinical practice
    - The effect of giving a gastroprotectant (sucralfate) with a fluoroquinolone, and whether the dosing of the medications needs to be staggered
    - The Specialist's Spin on managing patients that require gastroprotectants and an antibiotic.

    Running time:  15 mins

    Member fee: $14.95; Free registration for new Members, Unlimited Plus members and Evidence Based Update subscribers (
  • Sponsor: VetVine Specialty Consulting Service
  • Presenter(s): Elisabeth Zenger, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
  • Fee (Basic Membership): $14.95

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