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    Indinavir

    Information about Indinavir

    Indinavir uses

    Indinavir is used in the treatment of hiv infection.

    How indinavir works

    Indinavir prevents the multiplication of HIV virus in human cells. Thus stops the HIV virus from producing 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

    No medicine available

    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.


    Content on this page was last updated on 27 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)