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Drug Interaction Audio (En español)

A change in a drug’s effect on the body when taken with certain other drugs, supplements, or food, or when taken together with certain medical conditions. A drug interaction may cause the drug to be less effective, cause adverse effects, or increase the action of the drug. Potential drug interactions are considered when selecting antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to include in an HIV treatment regimen.

See Related Term(s): Drug-Drug Interaction, Drug-Food Interaction

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