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To help your doctor and pharmacist give you the best care, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) before starting treatment with this product. While using this product, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any other medicines you are using without your doctor's approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: amiodarone, atazanavir, certain benzodiazepines (alprazolam, midazolam, triazolam), conivaptan, eletriptan, ergot alkaloids (such as dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, ergotamine, methylergonovine), pimozide, ranolazine, rifampin, certain "statin" cholesterol drugs (lovastatin, simvastatin), St. John's wort.
Other medications can affect the removal of indinavir from your body, which may affect how indinavir works. Examples include rifabutin, venlafaxine, certain anti-seizure drugs (carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital), certain azole fungal medications (ketoconazole, itraconazole), among others.
Indinavir can slow down the removal of other medications from your body, which may affect how they work. Examples of affected drugs include cisapride, lurasidone, regorafenib, trazodone, certain calcium channel blockers (such as nifedipine, felodipine, nicardipine), certain drugs that weaken the immune system (cyclosporine, tacrolimus, sirolimus), drugs to treat erectile dysfunction-ED or pulmonary hypertension (such as sildenafil, vardenafil), salmeterol, among others.
This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use. Share the list with your doctor and pharmacist to lessen your risk for serious medication problems.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (such as liver tests, viral load, T-cell counts, triglycerides/cholesterol, blood sugar) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
Keep all medical and laboratory appointments.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Information last revised June 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
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