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Does Epivir interact with other medications or foods?

Epivir (lamivudine) may interact with other medications or foods, so talk to your doctor about medicines you're currently taking, including over-the-counter or prescription drugs and vitamin supplements. Epivir is known to interact with interferon-alfa, ribavirin and trimethoprim. You should not combine Epivir with Combivir, as it already contains the active ingredient in Epivir. Certain foods, alcohol and tobacco also may interact with Epivir. Alcohol may intensify dizziness and cause liver and pancreas damage.

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