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USES: This is a protease inhibitor type of antiviral medication used in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.

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This is a protease inhibitor type of antiviral medication used in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
  • This medication is not a cure for HIV infection.
  • The long term effects are unknown at this time.
  • Be aware that this medication does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to others through sexual contact or blood contamination.
  • Keep all doctor appointments and scheduled laboratory tests as your condition will be monitored closely.
  • This is a potent medication and should not be shared.

  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light as directed.
  • Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.


How To Use
  • Take this by mouth exactly as directed usually three times a day.
  • This is best taken with food or within 2 hours after a meal.
  • Follow your dosing instructions closely.
  • This medication is given in combination with other antiviral drugs (e.g., zidovudine and lamivudine) for best results.
  • It is critical to take this medication every day exactly as prescribed.
  • Do not interrupt treatment unless directed to do so by your doctor.

Side Effects
  • Nausea, stomach upset, muscle or joint pain, cough or diarrhea may occur.
  • If these symptoms continue or become severe, inform your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience confusion, incoordination, severe weakness, depression, skin rash, unusual bleeding or bruising, stomach pain, hearing or vision difficulty, fever, chills, increased urination, thirst, unusual fatigue, persistent sore throat or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Before taking this, tell your doctor if you have liver disease, diabetes, blood disorders or any allergies.
  • This may make you more sensitive to the sun than usual.
  • Avoid sun exposure.
  • Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medication.
  • It is not known if this drug is excreted into breast milk.
  • HIV infected mothers are advised to avoid breast-feeding in order to protect the infant from becoming infected with HIV.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all nonprescription or prescription medication you may take particularly rifampin, rifabutin, phenobarbital, phenytoin, clindamycin, dapsone, triazolam, quinidine, dexamethasone, carbamazepine, midazolam, nevirapine, clarithromycin, cisapride, other protease inhibitors (e.g., ritonavir), terfenadine, astemizole, certain anti-migraine ergot drugs (e.g., ergotamine, methysergide), delavirdine, ketoconazole, and St John's wort.
  • This drug may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills.
  • Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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