This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug, changing your diet or commencing any course of treatment.
Most important. A change in your diet, medicine, or dosage is likely to be necessary. Promptly consult your doctor or pharmacist.
How the interaction occurs:
When food (especially food high in fat) is taken with atovaquone, it allows more of this medicine to be absorbed and reach the bloodstream.
What might happen:
Your blood levels of this medicine may increase.
What you should do about this interaction:
This medicine is best taken with food (especially a high-fat meal) in order to improve absorption into your bloodstream. The medicine may therefore be more effective. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g., doctor or pharmacist) for more information.Your healthcare professionals may be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change your medicine or diet before checking with them first.Reference:1.Personal communication. Burroughs Wellcome July 12, 2007.