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Norvir (Ritonavir)

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Norvir (ritonavir or RTV) is a protease inhibitor used to treat HIV/AIDS. It is approved by the U.S. FDA for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and children older than age 1 month. It is listed in the HHS HIV treatment guidelines as part of a recommended regimen for people starting HIV treatment for the first time, when taken in combination with Prezista and Truvada.


Adult single dose: Take 600 mg twice daily. Each tablet contains 100 mg of ritonavir.


  • Take whole with meals. Do not chew.
  • Always take Norvir in combination with other anti-HIV medicines.
  • Women should not breastfeed while on Norvir.
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