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Fosamprenavir

Also indexed as: Lexiva

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Fosamprenavir is used in combination with other antiviral drugs to treat HIV infection.

Summary of Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, and Foods
In some cases, an herb or supplement may appear in more than one category, which may seem contradictory. For clarification, read the full article for details about the summarized interactions.

Avoid Avoid: Reduced drug absorption/bioavailability—Avoid these supplements when taking this medication since the supplement may decrease the absorption and/or activity of the medication in the body.

St. John’s wort

Depletion or interference

None known

Side effect reduction/prevention

None known

Supportive interaction

None known

Adverse interaction

None known

An asterisk (*) next to an item in the summary indicates that the interaction is supported only by weak, fragmentary, and/or contradictory scientific evidence.

Interactions with Herbs

St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)
Taking St. John’s wort when taking fosamprenavir might result in reduced blood levels of the drug, which could lead to reduced effectiveness and eventual resistance. Individuals taking fosamprenavir should avoid taking St. John’s wort at the same time.

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