Who should not take indinavir?

People who are allergic to indinavir should not take it. You should check with your doctor to see if any medications you are taking make it risky or unwise to take indinavir. Those drugs include: atorvastatin   (Lipitor), clarithromycin (Biaxin), delavirdine (Rescriptor), dexamethasone (Decadron), efavirenz (Sustiva), fluconazole (Diflucan), isoniazid (INH), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), lovastatin (Mevacor), medications for seizures, midazolam (Versed), oral contraceptives, quinidine, rifabutin (Mycobutin), rifampin (Rifadin), sildenafil (Viagra), simvastatin (Zocor), and triazolam (Halcion) and St John's Wort. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had hemophilia or kidney or liver disease or a history of alcohol abuse. Notify your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking indinavir, call your doctor. And tell your doctor if you drink alcohol.

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