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.