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SAQUINAVIR-ORAL SOFTGEL CAPSULES, Fortovase

GENERIC NAME: SAQUINAVIR - ORAL SOFTGEL CAPSULES (sah-KWIN-uh-veer)

BRAND NAME(S): Fortovase

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This is a protease inhibitor type of antiviral medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV).

HOW TO USE: Take this by mouth exactly as directed usually three times a day. This is best taken with food or within 2 hours after a meal. Follow your dosing instructions closely. This medication is given in combination with other antiviral drugs (e.g., zidovudine and lamivudine) for best results. Do not substitute different brands of this medication unless directed by your doctor. It is critical to take this medication every day exactly as prescribed. Do not interrupt treatment unless directed to do so by your doctor.




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