Epivir Drug Interactions

Interferon Medications
Interferon medications may increase the risk of dangerous Epivir side effects. If your healthcare provider decides that you should take Epivir with an interferon medication, you should be monitored more closely. You may have to stop taking one or both medications if you develop dangerous side effects.
 
Ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere, Virazole)
Ribavirin may increase the risk of dangerous Epivir side effects. If your healthcare provider decides that you should take Epivir with ribavirin, you should be monitored more closely. You may have to stop taking one or both medications if you develop dangerous side effects.
 
Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra)
Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole can increase the level of Epivir in your blood. In most instances, this will not cause any problems. However, make to check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Zalcitabine (Hivid)
Taking zalcitabine with Epivir may make both medications less effective. It is generally not recommended to take these medications together.
 

Final Thoughts on Epivir Drug Interactions

It is possible that not every drug interaction with Epivir was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the Epivir drug interactions that may apply to you.
 

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