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An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir) Img

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

Brand Name: Norvir Other Name(s): RTV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors

Ritonavir (Norvir) Img

Ritonavir (Norvir)

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What Is Ritonavir? 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 Ritonavir?

Ritonavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral th...

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Brand name: Norvir

Generic name: ritonavir, or RTV

Class: Protease inhibitor (PI)

Manufacturer: Abbott Laboratories,, (800) 222-6885

AWP: $314.99/month for 30 tablets; $1,728.24 for 240 mL oral solution (80 mg/mL)

Standard Dose: A...

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Norvir (Ritonavir)

Norvir soft-gelatin capsules are white and imprinted with the Abbott corporate logo on one side. Norvir is also available in a liquid formulation.

Background and Description Dose Food Restrictions Storage Patient Assistance Side Effects an...

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Cruising With Lazarus: Abbott Laboratories' Pricing Malfunction

In case you were wondering if there could be anything more shocking than a "wardrobe malfunction" during a Super Bowl halftime show, there is. Last December, well over a month before Janet Jackson exposed her breast to 89 million television viewers...

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Test Positive Aware Network Responds to Abbott Regarding Norvir Price Increase

This press release from Retrovirus follows a public letter dated 2/4/04 to Jeffery Devlin, Marketing Director at Abbott Laboratories, issued jointly by AFC, TPAN, CDPH and CORE Center.

In light of the broad opposition in the HIV/AIDS community to Ab...

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Abbott Laboratories Increases Norvir Price Fivefold

In an entirely unexpected move on December 4, 2003, Abbott Laboratories increased the U.S. wholesale price of its 100-mg capsules of ritonavir (Norvir®), to five times what it had been the day before -- and increased the price of the liquid formulati...

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Open Letter to Abbott: "Roll Back the Norvir Price Hike!"

Dear Mr. White:

A recent action by your company has shaken the HIV/AIDS community to its very core, threatening to transform and erode a productive relationship that has evolved between us in combatting this epidemic. The AIDS Treatment Activists Co...

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Abacavir vs. Indinavir in Therapy-Naive People (CNA3014)

Preliminary 24-week data was presented of an ongoing trial comparing abacavir to indinavir (taken three times a day). Both regimens include Combivir (zidovudine + 3TC). The 342 treatment-naive people in this trial had viral loads above 5,000 copies, ...

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Ritonavir Capsules Available

After being withdrawn from the market for almost a year due to complications in the manufacturing process, ritonavir (Norvir®) is once again available. This eliminates the need to drink the unpleasant liquid form of the drug. The newly formulated sof...