Drug: Norvir

RITONAVIR (ri TOE na veer) is an antiretroviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat HIV. This medicine is not a cure for HIV. It will not stop the spread of HIV to others.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • increased hunger or thirst
  • increased urination
  • tingling or numbness in the hands or feet or around the mouth
  • unusually weak or tired
  • weight gain around waist, back, or thinning of face, arms, legs

Source: http://www.healthline.com

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • increased hunger or thirst
  • increased urination
  • tingling or numbness in the hands or feet or around the mouth
  • unusually weak or tired
  • weight gain around waist, back, or thinning of face, arms, legs

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • diabetes
  • hemophilia
  • high cholesterol or triglycerides
  • liver disease
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to ritonavir, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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