Nelvir 250mg Capsule

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Composition for 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.

Side effects of Nelvir Capsule


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 antiviral medication. It prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing 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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Special precautions for Nelvir 250mg 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 lactatio
n. 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 abil
ity 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 wit
h 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR, Azibey 200mg Suspension
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Nelvir is a protease inhibitor used for the treatment for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, along with other medications (other antiretroviral agents).

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Substitutes for Nelvir

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