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Trovafloxacin, Alatrofloxacin, Trovan

Description

Trovafloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.

Trovafloxacin is not used widely due to the risk of hepatotoxicity.

Action

antibiotic, fluoroquinolone

Indications



Side Effects



Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

Fennel
Fennel may reduce levels of ciprofloxacin, possibly impairing its effectiveness.

St JohnÕs Wort and Dong quai
St JohnÕs Wort and Dong quai increase sensitivity to sunlight, adding to the side effect oc fluoroquinolones.

Calcium
Calcium may interfere with absorption. Take at a different time of day.

Iron
Iron may interfere with absorption. Take at a different time of day.

Zinc
Zinc may interfere with absorption. Take at a different time of day.


Positive interactions:

Lactobacillus acidophilus
Probiotics replace normal intestinal bacteria, which may reduce the side effect of diarrhea associated with antibiotics.

Sacchromyces boulardii
Sacchromyces boulardii may prevent antibiotic-related diarrhea.

Vitamin K
Antibiotics may cause vitamin K deficiency by destroying the beneficial bacteria that produce it.

 

 

 

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