Norvir Oral Solution 80Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Norvir: Oral solution (80mg)

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What is this Medicine?

RITONAVIR (ri TOE na veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.

In-Depth Information

Norvir 80mg/ml Solution

NDC: 000741940
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection

Storage Information
Do not refrigerate
Store and dispense in original container
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Norvir 80mg/ml Solution

Reported Side Effects for Norvir 80mg/ml Solution

Anemia Incidence:
0.9-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heartburn Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Triglycerides Incidence:
1.3-33.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
1.4-3.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gout Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
3.0-9.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
3.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Disease Incidence:
3.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Acne Incidence:
3.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
4.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
6.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
6.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
6.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
6.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Amylase Levels Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
8.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Liver Infection Incidence:
8.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
8.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nerve Pain Incidence:
10.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
11.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
12.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Flushing Incidence:
13.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Lightheadedness Incidence:
15.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Irritation Incidence:
15.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
16.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
18.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
18.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
21.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
26.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
27.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Cholesterol Incidence:
30.7-65.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
31.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
46.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
46.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
50.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
57.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
67.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Norvir 80mg/ml Solution

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Norvir 80mg/ml Solution(Ritonavir)
Alcohol and Ritonavir(Ritonavir)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together with caution. If these drugs are taken together, the effectiveness of your ritonavir medication may be decreased. If you notice your medicines are not working as well for you or any unusual side effects, notify your health care provider immediately. You will be closely monitored.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Norvir 80mg/ml Solution(Ritonavir)
Grapefruit juice and Ritonavir(Ritonavir)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be given with grapefruit juice. If given with grapefruit juice, you may experience more side effects. If you notice any new or unusual side effects, notify your health care provider immediately. You will be closely monitored.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Norvir 80mg/ml Solution(Ritonavir)
Marijuana and Protease inhibitors(Ritonavir)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, side effects from Marijuana, Medical may get worse if you take Anti-retroviral protease inhibitors. However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Notify your health care provider if you notice increased fatigue, nausea, vomiting, or any other unusual effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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