SAQUIN 500MG TABLET

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Hetero Drugs Ltd

Composition for SAQUIN 500MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Lactation
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Driving
500
₹50.0/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of SAQUIN TABLET

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Uses of SAQUIN TABLET

Saquin 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of hiv infection.
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Side effects of SAQUIN TABLET

Common

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

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How to use SAQUIN TABLET

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. It is better to take Saquin 500mg tablet with food.

How SAQUIN TABLET works

Saquin 500mg tablet prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing new viruses.

In Depth Information on SAQUIN TABLET

Expert advice for SAQUIN TABLET

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for SAQUIN 500MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Saquin 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Saquin 500mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
CORDARONE 150MG INJECTION 3ML, URIMAX 0.4MG CAPSULE MR, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for SAQUIN 500MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for 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.