Amprenavir


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food. Do not take w/ high fat meal.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity; sulfonamide allergy. Oral solution: Infants, child <4 yr old; renal or hepatic failure; concomitant metronidazole or disulfiram therapy. Pregnancy and lactation.
Special Precautions
Elderly; renal impairment, hepatic impairment, DM, haemophilia; sensitivity to sulfonamides; use of sildenafil, vitamin E supplements. Always use with other antiretroviral agents in HIV treatment. Use oral solution only when capsule and other protease inhibitors are not therapeutic options. Capsule and oral solution not interchangeable on a mg-per-mg basis. Monitor for propylene glycol-associated adverse effect when oral solution is admin.
Adverse Reactions
Tremors, oral or perioral paraesthesia; mood disorders, dyslipidaemia, redistribution of body fat causing "protease paunch", buffalo hump, facial atrophy and breast enlargement; rash; GI effects e.g. nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Potentially Fatal: Hypersensitivity, Stevens-Johnson syndrome and acute haemolytic anaemia.
Drug Interactions
Clorazepate, alprazolam, diazepam, erythromycin and midazolam increase risk of prolonged sedation and respiratory depression. Plasma concentrations of cilostazol, rifabutin, sertindole and terfenadine (risk of ventricular arrhythmias), sildenafil, antiarrhythmics may be increased. May increase warfarin effects. St. John's wort. Ethanol. Oestrogens; dexamethasone; delavirdine; efavirenz and veriparine; methadone.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
J05AE05 - amprenavir ; Belongs to the class of protease inhibitors. Used in the systemic treatment of viral infections.
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