Taking Videx With Other Drugs

Videx Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Videx is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
It is usually best to avoid alcoholic beverages while you are taking Videx, as alcohol may increase the risk of dangerous Videx side effects.
 
Allopurinol (Aloprim, Zyloprim)
Allopurinol can increase the level of Videx in your blood, increasing your risk of Videx side effects. In general, these medications should not be combined.
 
Antacids With Aluminum or Magnesium
Antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium may increase the risk of certain Videx side effects. This interaction applies only to Videx oral solution, not to Videx EC capsules.
 
Certain Antifungal Medications
Videx oral solution (but not Videx EC capsules) can decrease the absorption of certain antifungal medications into your body, perhaps making them less effective. Make sure to take these medications at least two hours apart in order to avoid this interaction.
 
Dapsone
Videx oral solution (but not Videx EC capsules) can decrease the absorption of dapsone into your body, perhaps making it less effective. Make sure to take these medications at least two hours apart in order to avoid this interaction.
 
Delavirdine (Rescriptor)
Videx oral solution (but not Videx EC capsules) can decrease the absorption of delavirdine into your body, perhaps making it less effective. Make sure to take delavirdine at least one hour before taking Videx oral solution.
 
Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics
Videx oral solution (but not Videx EC capsules) can decrease the absorption of fluoroquinolone antibiotics into your body, perhaps making them less effective. Make sure to take Videx at least six hours before or two hours after taking a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.

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