HIV infection is a disease caused by human immunodeficiency virus, characterized by acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, contribute to the occurrence of secondary infections and malignant tumors with a deep depression of protective property of the body. HIV infection has many variants of course. The disease may only last a few months or stretch out to 20 years. The main method of diagnosis of HIV infection is the detection of specific antiviral antibodies and viral RNA. Currently, the treatment of patients with HIV is with antiretroviral drugs can reduce the replication of the virus.
The aplication of the drug Crixivan
HIV−1 infection (in adults). The medicine helps to successfully fight such infections as HIV. It should be taken during the progression of the infection.
Method of application and doses
Inside, 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals (for optimal absorption), with water or other liquids (skim milk, juice, coffee, tea) — 800 mg (2 caps. 400 mg) every 8 hours (2.4 g/day). In combination with other antiretroviral drugs (in the background of Crixivan didanosine should be taken at intervals of not less than 1 hour). In combination with rifabutin is prescribed for 1000 mg (3 caps. at 333 mg) every 8 h; in combination with ketoconazole, Itraconazole, efavirenz, patients with liver failure (cirrhosis) and nephrolithiasis — 600 mg every 8 h.
Hypersensitivity, children's age.
Application of pregnancy and breastfeeding
During pregnancy, women may use this drug, if the potential positive effect justifies the potential risk to the fetus. At the time of receiving lactoirute women should stop breast-feeding.
Asthenia, fatigue, insomnia, dry mouth, taste perversion, abdominal pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, lymphadenopathy, decrease of sensitivity and dry skin, nephrolithiasis, increased ALT, AST, indirect bilirubin and alkaline phosphatase in serum and protein in urine, itching, rash.
It is recommended to drink at least 1.5 l of fluids for 24 hours (to ensure adequate hydration). The necessary control over the appearance of the signs and symptoms of nephrolithiasis (flank pain, hematuria).
Storage conditions of the drug Crixivan
In a dry place at a temperature of 15-30 °C. In a sealed package.