- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Disease Interactions
- 9 Technical Classification
- 10 Storage Conditions
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OverviewTIPRANAVIR is a Schedule H drug.
Tipranavir is an antiviral medicine that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from multiplying in your body.It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. Tipranavir is not a cure for HIV or AIDS,To decrease your risk of spreading HIV disease to others.
UsageTIPRANAVIR is generally used to treat: Human Immunodeficiency Virus
TIPRANAVIR can address symptoms like: Fever, Head Headache, Vomit, Bloody Or Red Colored Vomit, Cough, Loose Motion, Throat Soreness, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Weight Loss (unintentional), Difficulty Breathing, Night Sweats, Hair Loss, Confusion, Memory Problems
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
How Do I Take It?Route of Administration: Oral
- You should not use tipranavir if you have moderate to severe liver disease.
- You should not use tipranavir if you are allergic to itFollow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.Tipranavir is taken in combination with ritonavir . Use tipranavir and ritonavir regularly to get the most benefit.
- Take your medicine with food if you take tipranavir with ritonavir tablets.
- Swallow the tipranavir capsule whole.
- Do not break or chew it.
- Measure tipranavir liquid carefully. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).
- You will need frequent medical tests.
- Throw away any capsules or liquid you have not used within 60 days after you first opened the medicine bottle.
- Do not take two doses at one time.If you also take didanosine, take it 2 hours before or after you take tipranavir.
- Avoid taking vitamin E supplements if you are using the liquid form of tipranavir.
- Using tipranavir will not prevent your disease from spreading. Do not have unprotected sex or share razors or toothbrushes.
- It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
- Avoid exposure to sunlight. This drug may rarely make your blood sugar rise, which can cause or worsen diabetes,Check with doctor.
Common Side-EffectsTIPRANAVIR : Diarrhoea, Skin Rash, Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Pain, Loose Motion, Head Headache, Fever, Fatigue (tiredness), Dizziness, Body Discomfort, Loss Of Appetite, Chest Discomfort, Right Side Upper Abdomen Pain, Cough, Sadness, Restless Or Irritability, Difficulty Concentrating, Difficulty Sleeping
Serious Side-EffectsTIPRANAVIR : Depression, Heart Attack, Paralysis, Hyperglycemia, BRAIN BLEED, Acute Liver Failure, Hyperlipidemia, Gums Bleeding, Confusion, Difficulty Breathing, Difficulty Swallowing, Bloody Or Red Colored Vomit, Vagina Bleeding, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Chest Pain, Easy Bleeding, Eyes Yellow Eyes, Body Discoloration, Shortness Of Breath, Mood Swings
Disease InteractionsTIPRANAVIR can interfere with: Acute Liver Failure, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Diabetes Mellitus, Myocardial Infarction, Hyperlipidemia, Ischemic Heart Disease
Technical ClassificationTIPRANAVIR is categorized as: PROTEASE INHIBITORS / ANTIVIRAL AGENTS / ANTI-INFECTIVES
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
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