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Rilpivirine

Rilpivirine Information

Rilpivirine Benefits & Uses

Rilpivirine is used to treat the following -

  1. HIV/AIDS Primary

Rilpivirine 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 Rilpivirine

Rilpivirine

Rilpivirine Side Effects

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

  1. Depression Severe
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Abdominal Pain Mild
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Rash
  8. Insomnia Mild
  9. Anxiety Mild
  10. Diarrhoea
  11. Fatigue Mild

Rilpivirine Related Warnings

Is the use of Rilpivirine safe for pregnant women?

No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Rilpivirine in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

Unknown

Is the use of Rilpivirine safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Rilpivirine on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Rilpivirine will cause side effects or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Rilpivirine on the Kidneys?

Using Rilpivirine does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Rilpivirine on the Liver?

Side effects of Rilpivirine rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Rilpivirine on the Heart?

Rilpivirine is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Rilpivirine with Other Drugs

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

Artemether,Lumefantrine

    Dofetilide

    Efavirenz

    Lansoprazole

    Cimetidine

    Rilpivirine Contraindications

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

    1. Suicidal Tendency
    2. Depression
    3. Heart Disease
    4. Liver Disease
    5. Diabetes
    6. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
    7. Arrhythmia
    8. Kidney Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Rilpivirine

    Is this Rilpivirine habit forming or addictive?

    Rilpivirine does not cause addiction.

    No

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

    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Rilpivirine as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Rilpivirine is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Rilpivirine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

    Rilpivirine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Rilpivirine

    Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Rilpivirine and food will interact.

    Unknown

    Interaction between Alcohol and Rilpivirine

    Information about the interaction of Rilpivirine and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched 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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