WHAT IS ISENTRESS ?
Isentress 400mg is known as an integrase inhibitor. (&nmp) It blocks the virus from growing and infecting more cells. It is an antiviral medicine that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from multiplying in your body.
MEDICINE USES :
Raltegravir is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. (&nmp)This lowers your chance of getting HIV complications (such as new infections, cancer) and improves your quality of life.
RALTEGRAVIR COMMON SIDE EFFECTS :
nausea; headache, dizziness; tired feeling; or sleep problems (insomnia)
Raltegravir may cause a severe skin reaction that can be fatal. Stop taking this medicine and get emergency medical help if you have a fever, general ill feeling, muscle or joint pain, extreme tiredness, trouble breathing, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
SAFETY INFORMATION (Precautions) for ISENTRESS RALTEGRAVIR TABLETS :
- Before taking Isentress, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
- Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, esp
Brand Name : Isentress
Composition : Raltegravir
Manufactured by : MSD
Strength : 400 mg
Form : Tablets
Packing : Pack of 60 Tablets