Can stavudine interact with medications or foods?

Stavudine may interact with a number of drugs, so it is important to tell your doctor what prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements you are taking. You should also discuss if you can drink alcohol while taking stavudine. Drugs that may interact with stavudine include: didanosine, hydroxyurea, interferon, ribavirin, doxorubicin hydrochloride, zidovudine and methadone. Over a long period of time, using other human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) medications with stavudine may cause an increase in side effects.

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