Lopimune capsule: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Cipla

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Trade name: Lopimune

Strength: Lopinavir 200 mg, Ritonavir 50 mg

Type: Capsule

Active ingredient: Lopinavir, Ritonavir

Category: Ritonavir belongs to protease Inhibitors. Lopinavir is an antiretroviral of the protease inhibitor class.

Pregnancy category: Ritonavir and Lopinavir belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C.

Uses: Lopimune capsule is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is used along with other medicines to treat HIV infections.

How to use: Take Lopimune capsule 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

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Dosage: Usual adult dose for HIV infection: Lopinavir 400 mg and ritonavir 100 mg orally twice a day.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: August 6th, 2016