|atripla and alcoholism medications
Oct 14, 2012
I have relapsed after alcoholism treatment and drink heavily (more than 5 beers or 1 pitcher) frequently. I have tried various alcoholism cessation medications. (Campral and Antabuse.) I am considering asking my doctor for a prescription to Vivitrol injections. Within the next few weeks, I may be randomized to begin taking Atripla in a clinical trial I am involved in?. If I do begin taking both Atripla and Vivitrol (or other alcoholism meds). Are there any drug interactions known between both sets of drugs? What are the most common ones? I also take Crestor for cholesterol management. Your assitance with my question is appreciated.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hi and thanks for posting.
Be sure to communicate your alcohol use and all medications to your study team- it's important that they are fully aware of your ability to adhere to medications and any potential drug-drug interactions.
Be well, BY
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