Brand Name: Aptivus Other Name(s): Tipranavir, TPV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors
What Is Tipranavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs?
What Is Tipranavir?
Tipranavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). I...
Brand name: Aptivus
Generic name: tipranavir, or TPV
Class: Protease inhibitor (PI)
Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim, www.aptivus.com, (800) 542-6257
AWP: $1,420.09/month; $419.84 for 95 mL bottle of solution
Standard Dose: Two 250 mg capsules...
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