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sustiva and cafergot

Oct 22, 2008

Dear Doctor,

I just started on sustiva and combivir four days ago. I also had migraine attacks for which I take cafergot. Is there a drug-drug interaction between sustiva and cafergot? Many thanks!

Response from Dr. Henry

There is a potentially serious interaction between efavirenz and Cafergot (increasig risk for ergot toxicity) so would discuss with your HIV specialist who might seek consultation from a neurologist and/or a pharmacist. KH

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