Jan 28, 2005
This may seem like an odd question, but.... I am currently on a booster dose of Norvir and have been keeping the Norvir refridgerated as suggested by the drug company. Last week, a full bottle got inadvertently pushed to the back of the fridge and got very cold, possibly partially frozen. Could this harm the effectiveness of the drug? I'm a little concerned because it was a full bottle and don't want to take a full month of ineffective or partially effective meds.... Should I get a new bottle?
| Response from Dr. Pierone
This should not be a problem since Norvir can be stored at temperatures as low as 36 degrees F (2 degrees Centigrade). This is just above freezing and it sounds like your supply was probably right around this level.
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