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MAXIMUNE 500MG TABLET

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Composition for MAXIMUNE

Saquinavir(500 mg)

food interaction for MAXIMUNE

alcohol interaction for MAXIMUNE

pregnancy interaction for MAXIMUNE

lactation interaction for MAXIMUNE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Maximune 500mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Maximune 500mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Maximune 500mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for MAXIMUNE

Saquinavir(500 mg)

Uses

Maximune 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

How it works

Maximune 500mg tablet belongs to a class of medication called protease inhibitors. It prevents HIV from multiplying inside the body.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Tingling sensation of lip, Numbness of lip, Back pain, Heart rate irregular, Bradycardia, Burning sensation, Itching, Drug fever, Dry mouth, Eczema, Dry skin, Fainting, Influenza like symptoms, Mouth ulcer, Stomach upset, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye

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Expert advice for MAXIMUNE

  • Consult your doctor about taking the medication if you had a history of abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias), diarrhea, allergies, liver diseases like hepatitis A or B, symptoms of inflammation from previous infections due to HIV, autoimmune disorders, redistribution or accumulation or loss of body fat, stiffness or aches or pains in joints, weakness or pain or tenderness in muscles.
  • Take necessary precautions to prevent the spread of HIV to others.
  • If you are on therapy it is important to use effective non-hormonal method of contraception or condom so that a pregnancy can be avoided.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as saquinavir/ritonavir can cause dizziness or sleepiness or problems with vision.
  • Use of saquinavir is not recommended in children.

Frequently asked questions for MAXIMUNE

Saquinavir

Q.Is saquinavir hydrophobic or hydrophilic?
Saquinavir is hydrophobic in nature. It is not hydrophilic

Q.What class does saquinavir belong to?
Saquinavir belongs to a class called protease inhibitors

Q.What is saquinavir used for and how does it work?
Saquinavir is used along with other medication for treating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It does not completely cure HIV or AIDS. Saquinavir belongs to a class of medication called protease inhibitors. It prevents HIV from multiplying inside the body.

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Content on this page was last updated on 21 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)