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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Nelvir. Please consult your doctor.
Nelvir is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
Nelvir is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Nelvir alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and reac... View More
Nelvir is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nelvir may not be needed in thes... View More
Nelvir should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nelvir may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Nelvir is... View More
Nelvir is an antiviral or antiretroviral medicine. It is used in the treatment of HIV infection. It stops the virus from producing new viruses and clear... View More
Uses of Nelvir
- HIV infection
Side effects of Nelvir
- Crystals in urine
- Abdominal pain
- Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
- Throat pain
- Increased liver enzymes
- Blood in urine
- Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
- Taste change
- Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol)
- Increased triglyceride level in blood
- Protein in urine
How to use Nelvir
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nelvir is to be taken with... View More
How Nelvir works
Nelvir is an anti-HIV medication. It works by interfering with an enzyme (protease), which is required by HIV-infected cells to make new viruses. This s... View More
- Nelvir should be taken with food.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop abdominal pain, loss of appetite darkened urine or yellowing of t... View More
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Should be taken with food.
Oral HIV infection Adult: Combined with other antiretrovirals: 1.25 g bid or 0.75 g tid. Hepatic Impairment Mild impairment (Child-Pugh class A): ... View More
Oral HIV infection Child: Combined with other antiretrovirals: 2-13 yr: 45-55 mg/kg bid or 25-35 mg/kg tid. Max: 0.75 g tid. Max Dosage: Child: 0.7... View More
Renal Impairment Dose adjustment not necessary
Mode of Action
Nelfinavir is a selective, competitive, reversible HIV protease inhibitor. It inhibits HIV-1 protease preventing the cleavage of the gag-pol polyprotein... View More
Pregnancy. Hepatic and renal impairment; haemophilia A or B; diabetes. Monitor for signs of lipodystrophy. Lactation: HIV+ women are advised not to b... View More
>10% Diarrhea (14-20%) 1-10% Nausea (3-7%),Flatulence (1-5%),Abdominal pain (1%),Anemia (1%),Allergic reaction (1%),Impaired concentration (1%),Lip... View More
Reduced levels/effects with antacids, phenobarbital, carbamazepine, aminoglutethimide, phenytoin, rifampicin, nafcillin, nevirapine, omeprazole, nevirap... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More