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Crixivan (indinavir) Forms And Strengths

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An Overview of Crixivan (Indinavir)

in-DIN-a-veer Brand Name: Crixivan Other Name(s): IDV, indinavir sulfate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Indinavir can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include kidney problems, rapid breakdown of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia), and possibly liver problems. Contact your health care provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms: ...
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COMO TOMAR EL CRIXIVAN (INDINAVIR)

ANTES QUE NADA MIL GRACIAS POR SU APOYO. MI MEDICO ME RECOMENDO ESTE TRATAMIENTO ADEMAS DEL COMBIVIR, SOLO QUE SIEMPRE HEMOS TENIDO LA DUDA SOBRE COMO TOMARLO EN MI CIUDAD NO HAY MUCHA INFORMACION AL RESPECTO; SE SUPONE DEBO TOMAR 2 CAPSULAS DE 400...
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
La dosis aprobada de indinavir es de 800 mg (2 capsulas) por va oral cada 8 horas. Recientemente (septiembre de 1.998) la Merck, la compaa que hace le Indinavir, suspendio los estudios de la administracin de dos dosis diarias de 1.200 mg, tras... Read more »

Crixivan-Invirase Combo Therapy

Dr. Gallant, I have been HIV+ for eight years now. I have been on some form of anti viral for most of those years. Thelowest my viral load has ever been is 24000. I am currently on AZT, Viramune, Crixivan ,3TC, and after testing a 150000viral load...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
I haven't seen any data on using the combination of Crixivan (indinavir) and Invirase (saquinavir), though I believe such studies are planned. The combination that HAS been studied is Norvir (ritonavir) and Invirase. If one were to combine... Read more »

stopping indinavir/ nephrolithiasis

Question 1: my brother is taking azt, ddi, and crixivan, and recently had probable kidney stones, despite drinking large amounts of fluids. What will happen if he discontinues the drug? Can he go on a different protease inhibitor?Or will...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) is a potential side effect of indinavir (Crixivan), and although drinking lots of water (at least 2 quarts per day) will lower your chances of developing stones, it can still happen. Since this is not an allergic... Read more »

Indinavir sulfate

Dear Doctor,I have a question about the dose of Indinavir sulfate.According to a book about HIV/AIDs treatment (Published by POZ organization), the dose of Indinavir is 800mg three time a day and they also put a remark on the dose of this medicine...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Indinavir (Crixivan) can be dosed either way-- without ritonavir (Norvir) boosting, the medication is dosed every 8 hours, fasting. Indinavir should not be administered twice daily without ritonavir.With ritonavir, the... Read more »
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