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Saquin 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Saquin 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Saquin 500mg Tablet

MRP
500
₹50/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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Saquin Tablet side effects

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. Saquin 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Saquin Tablet works

Saquin 500mg Tablet 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 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.
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Saquin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Saquin Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Lactation
Saquin 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Saquin 500mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Saquin 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Saquin 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Saquin 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Saquin 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Saquin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Saquinavir

Saquin is hydrophobic in nature. It is not hydrophilic
Saquin belongs to a class called protease inhibitors
Saquin is used along with other medication for treating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It does not completely cure HIV or AIDS. Saquin belongs to a class of medication called protease inhibitors. It prevents HIV from multiplying inside the body.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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