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Will My Medications Interact With Zalcitabine?

Probenecid (Benemid, Probalan)
Probenecid can increase the level of zalcitabine in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may recommend a lower zalcitabine dosage.
 
Ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere, Virazole)
Taking zalcitabine with ribavirin may increase the risk of peripheral neuropathy (unusual sensations, such as burning, tingling, numbness, or pain, in the hands or feet). If possible, these medications should not be used together.
 
Stavudine (Zerit)
Taking zalcitabine with stavudine may increase the risk of peripheral neuropathy (unusual sensations, such as burning, tingling, numbness, or pain, in the hands or feet). If possible, these medications should not be used together.
 
Vincristine (Oncovin, Vincasar, Vincrex)
Taking zalcitabine with vincristine may increase the risk of peripheral neuropathy (unusual sensations, such as burning, tingling, numbness, or pain, in the hands or feet). If possible, these medications should not be used together.
 

Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Zalcitabine

It is possible that not every drug interaction with zalcitabine was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the zalcitabine drug interactions that may apply to you.

Zalcitabine Drug Information

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