Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
   
Ask the Experts About

Choosing Your MedsChoosing Your Meds
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Norvir storage
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?

Thanks.

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.



Previous
Viramune once per day
Next
Just got diagnosed, scared and confused about treatments

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement