Will My Medicines Interact With Abacavir/Lamivudine/Zidovudine?
Abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine may make stavudine less effective. These two medications should not be used together.
Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra)
Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole can increase the level of abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine in your blood, increasing your risk of abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
Combining valganciclovir with abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine may increase your risk of abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine side effects, particularly side effects that affect blood cells. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor your blood counts very closely.
Valproic Acid (Depakene) or Divalproex Sodium (Depakote, Depakote ER)
Valproic acid or divalproex sodium can increase the level of abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
Combining abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine with zalcitabine may make both medications less effective. In general, these mediations should not be used together.
It is possible that not every drug interaction with abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine drug interactions that may apply to you.