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Viracept (Nelfinavir)

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An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

Brand Name: Viracept Other Name(s): NFV, nelfinavir mesylate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors

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Brand name: Viracept

Generic name: nelfinavir, or NFV

Class: Protease inhibitor (PI)

Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare,, (877) 844-8872

AWP: $919.44/month for 250 and 625 mg tablets

Standard Dose: 1,250 mg taken as either two ...

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Nelfinavir (Viracept)

What Is Nelfinavir? Who Should Take Nelfinavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Nelfinavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Nelfinavir React With Other Drugs?

What Is Nelfinavir?

Nelfinavir, also called Viracept, is a drug ...

By AIDS InfoNet
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Viracept (Nelfinavir)

Viracept is supplied as light blue, film-coated, capsule-shaped tablets imprinted with "VIRACEPT" on one side and "250 mg" on the other (top). To reduce pill burden, the drug is also available as a 625-mg tablet (bottom). Viracept is also available i...

By The Center for AIDS Information & Advocacy
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Bon Appetite -- Using Food to Boost Your Viracept

Using one anti-HIV (antiretrovirals, or ARV) medication to improve or "boost" the amount of drug that gets into your body (pharmacokinetics) is not a new concept. Various combinations of these have been developed and have shown to improve the numbe...

By Patrick G. Clay for Positively Aware