delavirdine, Rescriptor (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: The are no adequate studies of the use of delavirdine in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether delavirdine is secreted in breast milk. HIV infected mothers should not nurse their infants because of the risk of transmitting HIV to an infant that is not infected.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of delavirdine are rash, headaches, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and weakness. Delavirdine also may cause agitation, difficulty sleeping, abdominal cramps, and muscle pain.

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information

Last Editorial Review: 3/21/2013

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