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Possible Interaction: Penicillins and Riboflavin



Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Combined administration of penicillin and methycillin with vitamins B2 , as well as methycycline and morphocycline with vitamin B12 resulted in a higher enzyme activity compared with respective values in non-treated animals.
The best stimulatory action was exerted by a combination of penicillin with vitamin B2 and methycillin with vitamin B12.
Voprosy meditsinskoi khimii  •  1971  |  View Paper
Subsequently this was confirmed by Macheboeuf (1948), who showed that penicillin inhibits the system responsible for liberation of the ribose and the phosphoric fractions of the mononucleotides he studied (guanylic acid, adenylic acid, and adenosine triphosphate).
Journal of bacteriology  •  1949  |  View Paper