abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine - oral, Trizivir (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.Some products that may interact with this drug include: interferon alfa, methadone, probenecid, ribavirin, stavudine, zalcitabine, drugs that may decrease bone marrow function or lower blood cell counts (such as ganciclovir, trimethoprim, cancer chemotherapy including doxorubicin), drugs that may affect the kidneys (including NSAIDs such as ibuprofen or naproxen).Other medications can affect the removal of zidovudine from your body, which may affect how abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine works. Examples include fluconazole, rifampin, valproic acid, among others.If you are also taking clarithromycin, take this medication at least 2 hours apart from your clarithromycin dose.Do not take other products that contain abacavir, lamivudine, or zidovudine with this medication.Emtricitabine is similar to lamivudine and should not be taken with this medication.
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