Products That Interfere With Zerit

Zerit Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Zerit is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Didanosine (Videx)
Taking didanosine with Zerit may increase your risk of inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), which can be very dangerous. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Doxorubicin (Adriamycin, Doxil)
Doxorubicin can make Zerit less effective. In most cases, these medications should not be taken together.
 
Hydroxyurea (Droxia, Hydrea, Mylocel)
Taking hydroxyurea with Zerit can increase your risk of liver damage. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Interferon Medications
Combining Zerit with an interferon medication may increase your risk of Zerit side effects, particularly liver damage. Your healthcare provider may need to closely monitor your blood counts.
 
Ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere, Virazole)
Combining ribavirin with Zerit can increase the risk of serious side effects and may actually make Zerit less effective. In general, this combination of medications should be avoided if possible.
 
Zidovudine (Retrovir) or Zidovudine Combination Medications (Combivir, Trizivir)
Zidovudine may make Zerit less effective. In general, it is not recommended to take Zerit and zidovudine together.
 

Final Thoughts on Zerit Drug Interactions

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

Zerit Drug Information

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