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- What is nelfinavir, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for nelfinavir?
- Is nelfinavir available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for nelfinavir?
- What are the side effects of nelfinavir?
- What is the dosage for nelfinavir?
- Is nelfinavir safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about nelfinavir?
Is nelfinavir safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
It is not known whether nelfinavir is secreted in breast milk. Nevertheless, HIV-infected mothers should not breastfeed because of the potential risk of transmitting HIV to an infant that is not infected.
What else should I know about nelfinavir?
What preparations of nelfinavir are available?
Tablets: 250 and 625 mg; Oral powder: 50 mg/g
How should I keep nelfinavir stored?
Capsules and powder should be stored at room temperature, 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F). The oral powder should be consumed within 6 hours after mixing it with water or other liquids.
Reference: FDA Prescribing Information
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