Manufacturer: Emcure (ARV)
Trade name: Empetus
Strength: 100 mg
Active ingredient: Ritonavir
Category: Protease Inhibitors
Pregnancy category: Ritonavir belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B
Uses: Empetus 100 mg tablet is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is used along with other medicines to treat HIV infections.
How to use: Take Empetus 100 mg tablet with food. This medicine is not for cure HIV infection. Birth control pills are not effective while you are using ritonavir, to prevent pregnancy use extra form of birth control like condoms. To check the side effects perform the lab test and show to your doctor.
Side Effects: Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, heartburn, stomach ache, headache, dizziness, tiredness
Dosage: Usual adult dose for HIV infection: As a (PK) booster for other protease inhibitors: 100 to 400 mg/day orally.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: August 6th, 2016
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