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darunavir (Prezista)

Prezista 800mg

Generic name: darunavir

Brand names: Prezista

Class: Individual Protease Inhibitors (PIs)

Side-effects:

Common: diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal pain, indigestion, vomiting, flatulence, headache, tiredness, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, numbness, tingling or pain in hands or feet, difficulty falling asleep, diabetes.


Rare: Abnormal liver function, changes in heart rhythm, kidney problems, severe rash, heart attack, visual disturbance, chills, confusion, restlessness, fainting, fits, dry lips, running nose.

Dosage:

600mg and 800mg tablets.

Take 800mg with 100mg ritonavir or 150mg cobicistat once a day, or 600mg with 100mg ritonavir twice a day.

Notes:

Take with food.


*Last reviewed on 25/09/2015 Next review: 25/09/2018

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