Ritonavir should be used with caution with patients with heart disease, preexisting, cardiomyopathy, conduction system disease because this medication may increase the risk of developing cardiac conduction abnormalities.
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What is RITONAVIR LOPINAVIR?
RITONAVIR (Ritomune) is an HIV protease inhibitor indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.
Ritonavir and Lopinavir Tablets uses
This medication sold under the brand name Norvir. Ritonavir is an antiretroviral medication often used along with other drugs in order to treat HIV/AIDS.
It may also be used in combination with other drugs for Hepatitis C. The combination of Ritonavir and Lopinavir is mainly used with a few drugs for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection which is formally known as HIV.
Apart from this the Union Health Ministry has recommended use of anti-HIV medication Ritonavir and Lopinavir for the treatment in the patients with coronavirus infection.
Lopinavir and Ritonavir side effects
The most common side effects of Ritonavir/Lopinavir include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and numbness of hand and feet. A few serious and rare side effects may occur such as allergic reactions and liver problems.
The price of Ritonavir is much affordable and economical. A patient can purchase Ritonavir FDA label medication from any authorized pharmaceutical firm after receiving the proper prescription of their doctor.
Who makes Lopinavir?
Lopinavir was introduced by Abbott. This medication works as a protease inhibitor.
Lopinavir Ritonavir Dosage
The dosage of lopinavir and Ritonavir should be taken according to the consent and prescription of your healthcare provider.
Do not start or stop taking the dose of Lopinavir/Ritonavir until your doctor tells you.