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Probenecid
Probenecid may increase the level of Combivir in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Ribavirin
Combining ribavirin with Combivir can increase the risk of serious side effects and may make Combivir less effective. In general, this combination of medications should be avoided, if possible.
 
Rifampin
Rifampin may decrease the level of Combivir in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Rifapentine
Rifapentine may decrease the level of Combivir in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Ritonavir
Ritonavir may decrease the level of Combivir in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Stavudine
Combivir may make stavudine less effective. These two medications should not be used together.
 
Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole
Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole can increase the level of Combivir in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of Combivir side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Valganciclovir
Combining valganciclovir with Combivir may increase your risk of Combivir side effects, particularly those that affect blood cells. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor your blood counts very closely if you are taking both of these medications.
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