Information about Indinavir
Indinavir is used in the treatment of HIV infection.
How indinavir works
Indinavir 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.
Common side effects of indinavir
Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia, Increased liver enzymes, Rash, Dry skin, Blood in urine, Crystals in urine, Protein in urine
Available Medicine for Indinavir
- ₹619Cipla Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹385Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd1 variant(s)
Expert advice for Indinavir
- Tell your doctor if you suffer from liver or kidney problems, allergies, diabetes, high cholesterol, hemophilia (hereditary disorder that impairs body’s ability of blood clotting), severe pain tenderness or weakness in muscle, signs of infection, autoimmune disorder (immune system attacking healthy body tissues), bone problems after taking indinavir capsule or tablet.
- Indinavir is not recommended in children below 18 years of age.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machineries as indinavir may cause dizziness.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.