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Why Is Norvir Refrigerated

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Norvir not refrigerated

Taking Norvir as a booster for 2 years and have not been refrigerating it, I've gotten ahead of myself on monthly deliveries of meds from a mail order pharmacy so when I take the capsules they are already a couple of months old and have been sitting...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...discussing matters of potency. The best effects are obtained when drugs are most potent, they can be more reliable that way. Norvir can be kept out of the refrigerator and retain its potency as long as it is used up within one month and the... Read more »

Norvir not refrigerated

I went on a one week trip recently and was not able to refrigerate my Norvir I take to boost other... Read more »

New Norvir

Is the new heat stable Norvir on the market yet? Is it exactly equivalent to the old med? Any idea... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Norvir

... Common Name: ritonavir Brand Name: Norvir Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: New 100 mg tablets that don't require refrigeration became available Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

... rit-ON-uh-veer --> Brand Name: Norvir Other Name(s): RTV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Ritonavir, also known as Norvir, is a type of medicine called a protease Read more »
Project Inform

New Heat-Stable Form of Norvir Approved

... On February 10, 2010, the FDA approved a new heat-stable form of Norvir (ritonavir) 100mg tablets, which do not need to be refrigerated. The daily dose is 600mg taken twice a day. When used with other Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ritonavir (Norvir)

...With Other Drugs? What Is Ritonavir? Ritonavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Norvir ® . It is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories. Ritonavir is a protease inhibitor. These drugs prevent the... Read more »
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Does Norvir have to be refrigerated?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...I'm travelling through Italy on holiday for the month of October and I have recently begun taking Norvir 100 mg once a day to boost my reyetaz levels. At home I keep the Norvir in the refrigerator to keep it from getting soft and Read more »

Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...500. I feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2. Reyetaz+Norvir+Truvada.....I chose the latter.....can anyone already on this regimen comment on it? I am already a slim guy 5'11... Read more »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...Hi all, my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. According Read more »

Heat Stable Norvir

Posted by upst8man
...Anyone know when heat stable norvir is coming out? It would help me and certainly many others in the world...thanks Read more »