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Amprenavir

Amprenavir Information

Amprenavir Benefits & Uses

Amprenavir is used to treat the following -

  1. HIV/AIDS Primary

Amprenavir Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Amprenavir

Amprenavir

Amprenavir Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Amprenavir is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Rash
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Fatigue Mild
  6. Abdominal Pain Mild
  7. Paresthesia
  8. Increased Liver Enzymes
  9. Steven-johnsons syndrome
  10. Angioedema Severe

Amprenavir Related Warnings

Is the use of Amprenavir safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Amprenavir. It is best to stop taking Amprenavir immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Amprenavir safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Amprenavir. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Amprenavir on the Kidneys?

Amprenavir is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Amprenavir on the Liver?

Amprenavir may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Amprenavir on the Heart?

Amprenavir is completely safe for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Amprenavir with Other Drugs

Amprenavir should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amprenavir Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Amprenavir unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Hepatitis B
  3. Hepatitis C
  4. Diabetes
  5. Hemophilia
  6. Graves' Disease
  7. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  8. Liver Cirrhosis

Frequently asked Questions about Amprenavir

Is this Amprenavir habit forming or addictive?

Amprenavir does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Amprenavir you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Amprenavir only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Amprenavir in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Amprenavir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Amprenavir

It is safe to take Amprenavir with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Amprenavir

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Amprenavir and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ageneraseo (amprenavir)