Isentress 400 Mg
Isentress 400 Mg is a prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and children. One form of Isentress 400 Mg, is approved for adults and children weighing at least 4 lb and 4 oz (2 kg). Another form of raltegravir, Isentress 400 MgHD, is approved for adults and children weighing at least 88 lb (40 kg). Isentress 400 Mgis always used in combination with other HIV medicines.
Isentress 400 Mg belongs to a group of HIV drugs called integrase inhibitors. Integrase inhibitors block an HIV enzyme called integrase. 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 treatment regimen) every day helps people with HIV live longer, healthier lives. HIV medicines also reduce the risk of HIV transmission.
Drug = Raltegravir
Strength = 400 Mg
Manufacturer = Msd Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
How To Take
Take Isentress 400 Mg medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Isentress 400 Mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Isentress 400 Mg Tablet
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Increased liver enzymes
Isentress 400 Mg may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Isentress 400 Mg is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Isentress 400 Mg may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.Isentress 400 Mgis safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Isentress 400 Mgis recommended.
Isentress 400 Mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Isentress 400 Mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Limited information is available on the use of Isentress 400 Mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
Isentress 400 Mg is used to treat those who are infected by HIV. Your doctor has prescribed Isentress 400 Mg to help control your HIV infection.