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Nelvir 250mg Capsule

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Composition for Nelvir 250mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Nelvir 250mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Nelvir Capsule


Uses of Nelvir Capsule

Nelvir 250mg Capsule is used in the treatment of HIV infection.

Nelvir Capsule side effects


Rash, Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Crystals in urine, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Throat pain, Increased liver enzymes, Diarrhoea, Blood in urine, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Cough, Altered taste, Increased cholesterol level in blood, Increased triglyceride level in blood, Protein in urine.


How to use Nelvir Capsule

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 250mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Nelvir Capsule works

Nelvir 250mg Capsule 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 stops the production of new viruses.

In Depth Information on Nelvir Capsule

Expert advice for Nelvir Capsule

  • Your blood glucose levels should be monitored regularly as development and worsening of diabetes have been reported during nelfinavir treatment.
  • Tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney functioning problems, bleeding disorder (hemophilia),  phenylketonuria (a serious hereditary disorder) or high blood cholesterol or triglycerides.
  • You should be monitored regularly for signs of any infection or inflammatory reactions indicating changes in immune system.
  • Nelfinavir is not recommended for use in children aged below 3 years.
  • Treatment with nelfinavir along with other anti-HIV medications can cause lipodystrophy (changes in body fat - build up or loss of body fat) usually resulting in increase of fat in breasts, neck, chest, stomach, upper back and loss of fat from legs, arms, and face.
  • You must take necessary precautions (practicing safer sex and making other life-style changes) to avoid spreading of HIV virus to others.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
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Nelvir Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Nelvir Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nelvir 250mg Capsule 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.
Nelvir 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Nelvir 250mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Nelvir 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nelvir 250mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Nelvir 250mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nelvir 250mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nelvir 250mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

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Frequently asked questions about Nelvir Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Nelfinavir

Nelvir is a protease inhibitor used for the treatment for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, along with other medications (other antiretroviral agents).

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Nelvir with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nelvir with Rifampicin
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Nelvir with Nicergoline
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion
Nelvir with Naratriptan
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Nelvir with Rizatriptan
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip
Nelvir with Ilaprazole
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone, Adiza, Lupila, Ilatop, Iladac, Ilaking, Iladif, Peptorila
Nelvir with Tamsulosin
Nelvir with Revaprazan
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Nelvir with Doxazosin
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Nelvir with Amiodarone
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol
Nelvir with Esomeprazole
Medicines with composition Esomeprazole: Esogress, Esofence, Neksium, Esomac, Esotrax, Sompraz, Esoz, Esoprz, Esole, Esoz Fast, Somaz
Nelvir with Alfuzosin
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa
Nelvir with Prazosin
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress
Nelvir with Lansoprazole
Nelvir with Eletriptan
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Nelvir with Dexrabeprazole
Medicines with composition Dexrabeprazole: Dirab, Repepsa, Kyrab
Nelvir with Silodosin
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silotime, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo, Silocap, Urief
Nelvir with Almotriptan
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan
Nelvir with Buspirone
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B
Nelvir with Fosphenytoin
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Nelvir with Posaconazole
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Nelvir with Betamethasone
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Celestone, Stemin, Betawin S, Decdan B, Betsone, Betawok, Betaron, Solubet, Bzon
Nelvir with Benidipine
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Nelvir with Paroxetine
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot
Nelvir with S-Amlodipine
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
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