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Pyrimethamine (Daraprim)
Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of pyrimethamine for treating certain parasitic infections. This does not seem to be a problem when treating malaria, though. Check with your healthcare provider before combining pyrimethamine with a folic acid supplement.

Final Thoughts on Folic Acid Drug Interactions

It is possible that not every drug interaction with folic acid was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the folic acid interactions that may apply to you.
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