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Selzentry Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is maraviroc (Selzentry)?
- What are the possible side effects of maraviroc (Selzentry)?
- What is the most important information I should know about maraviroc (Selzentry)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking maraviroc (Selzentry)?
- How should I take maraviroc (Selzentry)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Selzentry)?
- What happens if I overdose (Selzentry)?
- What should I avoid while taking maraviroc (Selzentry)?
- What other drugs will affect maraviroc (Selzentry)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Selzentry)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If you are more than 6 hours late in taking your maraviroc, skip the missed dose and take the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Selzentry)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include feeling like you might pass out.
What should I avoid while taking maraviroc (Selzentry)?
Maraviroc may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Taking this medication will not prevent you from passing HIV to other people. Avoid having unprotected sex or sharing razors or toothbrushes. Talk with your doctor about safe ways to prevent HIV transmission during sex. Sharing drug or medicine needles is never safe, even for a healthy person.
What other drugs will affect maraviroc (Selzentry)?
You should not take maraviroc if you have severe kidney disease and you are also using certain drugs. Tell your doctor about all other medications you use.
Many drugs can interact with maraviroc. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
- conivaptan (Vaprisol);
- imatinib (Gleevec);
- isoniazid (for treating tuberculosis);
- rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane, Rifater);
- St. John's wort;
- seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol), phenobarbital (Solfoton), or phenytoin (Dilantin);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), dalfopristin/quinupristin (Synercid), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin), or telithromycin (Ketek);
- antifungal medication such as clotrimazole (Mycelex Troche), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Extina, Ketozole, Nizoral, Xolegal), or voriconazole (Vfend);
- heart or blood pressure medication such as diltiazem (Cartia, Cardizem), felodipine (Plendil), nifedipine (Nifedical, Procardia), verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan), and others; or
- HIV/AIDS medicine such as atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), didanosine (Videx), efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), enfuvirtide (Fuzeon), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), indinavir (Crixivan), lamivudine (Epivir, Combivir, Trizivir), nelfinavir (Viracept), nevirapine (Viramune), ritonavir (Norvir), saquinavir (Invirase), stavudine (Zerit), tipranavir (Aptivus), zalcitabine (Hivid), zidovudine (Retrovir).
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about maraviroc.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Selzentry Information
- Selzentry Drug Interactions Center: maraviroc oral
- Selzentry Side Effects Center
- Selzentry Overview including Precautions
- Selzentry FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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