How does Combivir interact with other medications or foods?

People taking Combivir, a combination of antiviral medications called lamivudine and zidovudine, can usually follow their normal diet. However, many medications can interact with Combivir. If you are taking any cancer treatments or medications, such as interferon, methadone, doxorubicin, dapsone, ribavirin, you must consult with your doctor to determine if you can take Combivir. Stavudine, ganciclovir, sufamethoxazole, and trimethoprim may interact with Combivir. Your doctor can give you a more complete list of medications that may interfere with Combivir.

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