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fosamprenavir (Telzir)


Generic name: fosamprenavir

Brand names: Telzir or Lexiva (US)

Class: Individual Protease Inhibitors (PIs)


Common: diarrhoea, increase in blood fats including cholesterol and triglicerydes, nausea, vomiting, rash, abdominal pain, headache, dizziness, tiredness, tingling around the mouth, changes in liver and pancreas function.

Rare: Severe rash, swelling of the face, lips and tongue.


700mg tablet.

Take 700mg with 100mg ritonavir twice a day.


Take with or without food.

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

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