HIV/AIDS Glossary

Drug Interaction

A reaction between two (or more) drugs or between a drug and a food or supplement. An existing medical condition can also cause a drug interaction. A drug interaction can decrease or increase the action of the drug(s) or cause adverse effects.

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


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Drugs interactions can affect treatment.

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