PreserVision Drug Interactions
When fluoroquinolone antibiotics, tetracycline, doxycycline, or warfarin are taken together with PreserVision, drug interactions may potentially occur. PreserVision can decrease the absorption of these medications into the body and reduce the effectiveness of the medicines. Drug interactions with PreserVision can also increase your risk of bleeding.
An Overview of PreserVision Drug Interactions
Ocuvite® PreserVision® can potentially interact with a few other medications. Some of these medicines that may lead to PreserVision interactions include:
PreserVision Interactions Explained
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when PreserVision is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Doxycycline (Periostat, Vibramycin)
Zinc (one of the components of PreserVision) can decrease the absorption of doxycycline into your body, making it less effective. Be sure to take zinc and doxycycline at different times of the day (several hours apart).
Zinc (one of the components of PreserVision) can decrease the absorption of fluoroquinolones into your body, making it less effective. Be sure to take zinc and fluoroquinolones at different times of the day (several hours apart).