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Medications contraindicated with the use of ritonavir:

April 3, 1996

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Analgesics: Demerol, Feldene, Darvon (Percodan okay)

Anti-arrhythmics: Cordarone, Enkaid, Tambocor, Rythmol

Antimycobacterials: Mycobutin

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Ca+ Channel Blockers: Vascor

Anti-histamines : Hismanal, Seldane (Claritin okay)

Anti-diarrheals: Propulsid

Anti-depressants: Wellbutrin

Neuroleptics: Clozaril

Sedatives: Xanax, Tranxene, Valium, Prosom, Dalmane, Versed, Halcion, Ambien (Restoril, Ativan okay)

Dosage of the following drugs may need to be reduced: desipramine, clarithromycin;

Or increased: ethinyl estradiol, theophylline

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This article was provided by Treatment Action Group. It is a part of the publication TAGline.
 
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