1. Buy Isentress 400mg Online
Isentress (raltegravir) belonges to a group of antiretroviral drugs that prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from multiplying in your body.
Isentress 400mg is a HIV medicaation used to treat HIV, the virus that can cause the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Isentress is not a cure for HIV or AIDS.
Raltegravir is for use in adults and children who weigh at least 4.4 pounds (2 kilograms).
2. What is Isentress 400mg Tablet?
Raltegravir is a prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and children weighing at least 4 pounds and 4 ounces (2 kilograms). Raltegravir is always used in combination with other HIV medicines.
Raltegravir belongs to a class (group) of HIV drugs called integrase inhibitors. Integrase inhibitors block an HIV enzyme called integrase. (An enzyme is a protein that starts or increases the speed of a chemical reaction.) By blocking integrase, integrase inhibitors prevent HIV from multiplying and can reduce the amount of HIV in the body.
HIV medicines can’t cure HIV/AIDS, but taking a combination of HIV medicines (called an HIV regimen) every day helps people with HIV live longer, healthier lives. HIV medicines also reduce the risk of HIV transmission.
3. Drug interaction of Isentress 400mg
Coadministration of ISENTRESS or ISENTRESS and other drugs may alter the plasma concentration of raltegravir. The potential for drug-drug interactions must be considered prior to and during therapy .
Coadministration of ISENTRESS or ISENTRESS with drugs that are strong inducers of UGT1A1, such as rifampin, may result in reduced plasma concentrations of raltegravir
4. Side Effects of Isentress 400mg
- headache, dizziness;
- tired feeling; or
- sleep problems (insomnia).
5. Warning of Isentress 400mg tablet
Do consult your doctor before taking raltegravir if you have phenylketonuria (a serious hereditary disorder), a medical history of depression or any psychiatric illness, severe liver disorders or muscle disorders (myopathy or rhabdomyolysis).
Contact your doctor immediately if you notice stiffness, pain and difficulty in movement of joints or unexplained muscle pain, weakness and tenderness or notice signs of any infection such as fever while on treatment with raltegravir.
Avoid taking antacids containing aluminum or magnesium within 2 hours before or 2 hours after you take raltegravir.
Do not operate machines, drive or cycle if you feel dizzy after taking raltegravir.Raltegravir does not prevent the spread of HIV virus to others through blood or sexual contact.
Take the required precautions to prevent transmission.Continue taking raltegravir even if you feel well, as skipping the medicine may worsen your condition and may lead to resistance to treatment.
You must be aware that your body fat may increase or move to different areas of your body such as your breasts and upper back while on raltegravir therapy.
Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. You must receive proper treatment for HIV to avoid passing of the infection to your baby.
6. Precaution of Isentress 400mg tablet
You should not use Isentress if you are allergic to raltegravir.
To make sure Isentress is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had:
- a muscle disorder;
- kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis);
- liver disease; or
- mental illness or depression.
Isentress chewable tablets contain phenylalanine. Talk to your doctor before using this form of raltegravir if you have phenylketonuria (PKU).
It is not known whether Isentress will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medicine.
HIV can be passed to your baby if you are not properly treated during pregnancy. Take all of your HIV medicines as directed to control your infection.
If you are pregnant, your name may be listed on a pregnancy registry. This is to track the outcome of the pregnancy and to evaluate any effects of Isentress on the baby.
Women with HIV or AIDS should not breast feed a baby. Even if your baby is born without HIV, the virus may be passed to the baby in your breast milk.
7. Isentress 400mg Dosage
At least 4 weeks of age:
3 to less than 4 kg: 20 mg orally twice a day
4 to less than 6 kg: 30 mg orally twice a day
6 to less than 8 kg: 40 mg orally twice a day
8 to less than 11 kg: 60 mg orally twice a day
11 to less than 14 kg: 80 mg orally twice a day
14 to less than 20 kg: 100 mg orally twice a day
11 to less than 14 kg: 75 mg orally twice a day
14 to less than 20 kg: 100 mg orally twice a day
20 to less than 28 kg: 150 mg orally twice a day
28 to less than 40 kg: 200 mg orally twice a day
At least 40 kg: 300 mg orally twice a day
At least 25 kg: 400 mg orally twice a day
-Oral suspension: 100 mg twice a day
-Chewable tablets: 300 mg twice a day
8. Uses of Isentress 400mg
Isentress (raltegravir) belonges to a group of antiretroviral drugs that prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from multiplying in your body. Isentress is a HIV medicaation used to treat HIV, the virus that can cause the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Isentress is not a cure for HIV or AIDS.
9. Storage of Isentress 400mg
Store below 30°C (86°F). Protect from moisture and light.
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