Drugs That React With Viramune

Viramune Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Viramune is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Arrhythmia Medications
Viramune may decrease the level of some arrhythmia medications in your blood, perhaps making them less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and increase the dose of your arrhythmia medication.
 
Calcium Channel Blockers
Taking a calcium channel blocker with Viramune may decrease the level of the calcium channel blocker in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and increase the dose of your calcium channel blocker.
 
Certain Antibiotics or Antifungals
Combining Viramune with certain antibiotics or antifungals may increase or decrease the level of both Viramune and the antibiotic or antifungal in your blood. Check with your healthcare provider before taking Viramune with any of these medications.
 
Chemotherapy
Viramune may decrease the level of some chemotherapy medications in your blood, perhaps making them less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and increase the dose of your chemotherapy.
 
Efavirenz (Sustiva)
Viramune can lower the level of efavirenz in your blood, possibly making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your efavirenz dosage or recommend a different combination of medications.
 
Ergot Medications
Viramune can decrease the level of an ergot medication in your blood, possibly also decreasing the effectiveness of the ergot medication. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.

Viramune Drug Information

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