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Crixivan Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Crixivan® is an antiviral drug known as protease inhibitor. It is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Indinavir may reduce the amount of HIV in the blood and also increase the number of CD4 cells in the blood. It is used in combination with other drugs to treat the HIV virus.

Crixivan Dosage

  • The usual starting dose of Crixivan is 800 milligrams every 8 hours.
  • Crixivan is more likely to cause kidney stones in children than in adults. If the doctor finds it necessary to prescribe Crixivan anyway, dosage is calculated according to the size of the child.

Uses of Crixivan

  • Indinavir is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults.
  • Indinavir is also used sometimes in combination with zidovudine and lamivudine to treat health-care workers and other individuals exposed to HIV infection.

Side Effects of Crixivan

Before taken Crixivan medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Crixivan. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Back pain
  • Changes in taste
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Itching
  • Jaundice
  • kidney stones
  • Liver problems

Warnings and precautions before taking Crixivan:

  • You should tell your doctor if you are allergic to indinavir or any other drugs.
  • If you are taking prescription and nonprescription medications especially astemizole, atorvastatin, cerivastatin, cisapride, clarithromycin, delavirdine, dexamethasone, efavirenz, fluconazole, isoniazid, itraconazole, ketoconazole, lovastatin, medications for seizures, midazolam, then you should tell your doctor.
  • You should tell your doctor what vitamins and herbal products you are taking, especially St. John's wort.
  • If you have or have ever had hemophilia or kidney or liver disease or a history of alcohol abuse, then you should tell your doctor.

Drug Interaction :-If you are taking Crixivan with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Crixivan with the following:

  • Amiodarone
  • Cisapride
  • Ergot-based drugs such as Cafergot, Methergine, Migranal
  • Lovastatin
  • Midazolam
  • Pimozide
  • Rifampin
  • Simvastatin
  • Triazolam
Overdose

After taken Crixivan if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Crixivan overdose include

  • Back pain
  • Blood in urine
  • Diarrhea
  • Kidney stones
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting


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