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AIDS Drug Interactions Guide Available


AIDS TREATMENT NEWS Issue #208, October 7, 1994

Project Inform has compiled an 11-page fact sheet on interactions of drugs commonly used by people with HIV disease, including experimental drugs. Everyone using multiple drugs for HIV-related treatments should obtain a copy.

The September 28 version includes interaction between other drugs (and some foods) and: acyclovir (Zovirax); amphotericin B (Fungizone); antineoplastics; atovaquone (Mepron); azithromycin (Zithromax); AZT (Retrovir); ciprofloxacin (Cipro); clarithromycin (Biaxin); clindamycin (Cleocin); clofazimine (Lamprene); cycloserine (Seromycin); dapsone; ddC (Hivid); ddI (Videx); delavirdine; d4T (Zerit); ethionamide (Trecator); fluconazole (Diflucan); flucytosine (Ancobon); foscarnet (Foscavir); ganciclovir (Cytovene); interferon alpha (Intron A; Rofereon); isoniazid (INH); itraconazole (Sporanox); ketoconazole (Nizoral); nevirapine; pentamidine (Pentam); protease inhibitors; pyrimethamine (Daraprim; contained in Fansidar); rifabutin (Mycobutin); rifampin (Rifadin); sulfadiazine; TMP/SMX (Bactrim, Septra); trimetrexate (Neutrexin). Also included are suggestions for working with your health-care provider so that drug interactions receive proper attention. A short glossary defines medical terms used in the fact sheet.

For a free draft copy of the Project Inform Drug Interaction Fact Sheet, call the Project Inform hotline, 800/822-7422 or 415/558-9051, Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific time.


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Information in this article was accurate in October 7, 1994. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.