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Prezista (Darunavir)

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Prezista (darunavir or DRV; previously known as TMC114) 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 3 years of age and older. 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 Norvir and Truvada.

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Adult single dose: Take 800 mg with Norvir 100 mg once daily. Tablets come in the following strengths: 75 mg, 150 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg and 800 mg.
For those with at least one darunavir resistance associated substitution: Take one 600-mg tablet with Norvir 100 mg twice daily.

Restrictions:

  • Take with food.
  • Always take Prezista in combination with the anti-HIV medicine Norvir and other anti-HIV medicines.
  • Women should not breastfeed while on Prezista.
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