Tipranavir


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Moderate to severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh class B or C). Lactation. Concomitant administration with drugs that highly dependent on CYP3A for clearance or potent CYP3A inducers.
Special Precautions
Patient with diabetes mellitus, haemophilia A or B, risk factor for increased bleeding (e.g. trauma, surgery, other pathological conditions); sulfonamide allergy. Mild hepatic impairment (including chronic hepatitis B or C). Pregnancy. Monitoring Parameters Monitor total cholesterol and triglyceride at baseline and during therapy; LFT at baseline and frequently during therapy; viral load, CD4, glucose as clinically indicated. Monitor for signs and symptoms of hepatitis/hepatotoxicity.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Fat redistribution (e.g. buffalo hump, breast enlargement, central obesity, cushingoid appearance, facial wasting, peripheral wasting), hyperglycaemia or diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidaemia, immune reconstitution syndrome, skin reaction (e.g. urticarial rash, maculopapular rash, photosensitivity). Gastrointestinal disorders: Abdominal distention, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea, vomiting. General disorders and administration site conditions: Fatigue. Metabolism and nutrition disorders: Hypertriglyceridaemia. Nervous system disorders: Headache.
Potentially Fatal: Hepatotoxicity (e.g. hepatitis, hepatic failure), intracranial haemorrhage.
Drug Interactions
Increased serum concentration with fluconazole. May increase serum concentration of bosentan, fluticasone, midazolam (IV), rifabutin, trazodone, atorvastatin. Increased risk of QT prolongation, palpitations, sinus tachycardia with salmeterol. Decreased serum concentration with anticonvulsants (e.g. carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin). May decrease serum concentration of ethinyl estradiol, nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (e.g. abacavir, didanosine, zidovudine), protease inhibitors (e.g. amprenavir, lopinavir, saquinavir), dolutegravir, meperidine. May produce disulfiram-like reaction with metronidazole.
CIMS Class
Antivirals
ATC Classification
J05AE09 - tipranavir ; Belongs to the class of protease inhibitors. Used in the systemic treatment of viral infections.
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