Synthivan tablet: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Cipla [Ritonavir]

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Trade name: Synthivan

Strength: Atazanavir 300 mg, Ritonavir 100 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Atazanavir, Ritonavir

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

Pregnancy category: Ritonavir belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C. Atazanavir belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: B2 AND US FDA pregnancy category: B

Uses: Synthivan 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 Synthivan 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

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

Written by: : team

Date last updated: August 6th, 2016

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