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How does lamivudine interact with other medications or foods?

You should minimize alcohol consumption while taking lamivudine, since it can amplify the risk of liver and pancreas damage. Lamivudine also interacts with the medications interferon-alfa, ribavirin, trimethoprim, sulfamethoxazole and clarithromycin. These drugs increase the risk of side effects. You should talk to your doctor before consuming any drugs or dietary supplements while using lamivudine. There are no known interactions with foods.

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