Sustiva: Revised Drug-Interaction Information

Summary: The FDA added new drug-interaction warnings to the prescribing information for Sustiva (efavirenz).

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On January 31 the FDA announced that the Sustiva (efavirenz) package insert had been changed “to include drug-drug interaction information regarding coadministration of efavirenz with rifampin, diltiazem, itraconazole, voriconazole, atorvastatin, pravastatin, simvastatin, pimozide and bepridil.”

The complete list of changes is at
http://www.fda.gov/oashi/aids/listserve/listserve2007.html#13107

And the new version for patients, and also one for physicians, is at
http://www.sustiva.com (click “Patient Information” to download a PDF file — or click “Full U.S. Prescribing Information” and change the ending of the file name from .pl to .pdf is necessary).

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