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Using Marijuana or other illicit substances with Combivir or Sustiva
Mar 28, 2003

I am curious if there are any known negative interactions between various illicit substances and combivir or sustiva. I am particularly interested in any negative side effects with Marijuana, but would like to know about others as well ("tina", ecstasy (X), LSD, GHB, etc.)

Response from Dr. Young

Pharmacologically speaking, there aren't any significant drug-drug interactions between marijuana and ZDV/3TC or efavirenz.

My major issue with recreational drugs is largely over the issue that party drugs tend to cause missed doses of HIV medications, unless adherence is closely attended to. -BY



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