raltegravir, Isentress (cont.)

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SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of raltegravir include:

Less common side effects of raltegravir include:

Some patients taking raltegravir experience serious skin and allergic reactions. These reactions can be severe or life-threatening if not treated promptly. Patients who develop any type of skin rash with other symptoms should call their doctor right away.

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: No

PREPARATIONS:

  • Film coated oral tablets: 400 mg
  • Chewable oral tablets: 25 mg and 100 mg
  • Granules for oral suspension: single use packet of 100 mg

STORAGE: Raltegravir should be stored at room temperature between 20 C to 25 C (68 F to 77 F). For best protection the chewable tablets and granules for oral suspension should be stored in the original container.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/23/2015


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