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Agenerase Capsules

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(Generic versions may still be available.)



There is no known antidote for AGENERASE. It is not known whether amprenavir can be removed by peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis. If overdosage occurs, the patient should be monitored for evidence of toxicity and standard supportive treatment applied as necessary.


Coadministration of AGENERASE is contraindicated with drugs that are highly dependent on CYP3A4 for clearance and for which elevated plasma concentrations are associated with serious and/or life-threatening events. These drugs are listed in Table 6.

Table 6. Drugs That Are Contraindicated With AGENERASE

Drug Class Drugs Within Class That Are CONTRAINDICATED with AGENERASE
Ergot derivatives Dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, ergotamine, methylergonovine
GI motility agent Cisapride
Neuroleptic Pimozide
Sedatives/hypnotics Midazolam, triazolam

If AGENERASE is coadministered with ritonavir, the antiarrhythmic agents flecainide and propafenone are also contraindicated.

Because of the potential toxicity from the large amount of the excipient, propylene glycol, contained in AGENERASE Oral Solution, that formulation is contraindicated in certain patient populations and should be used with caution in others. Consult the complete prescribing information for AGENERASE Oral Solution for full information.

AGENERASE is contraindicated in patients with previously demonstrated clinically significant hypersensitivity to any of the components of this product.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/16/2008


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