Invirase is a prescription medication that is used alongside ritonavir to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). Invirase is an antiviral medication that contains saquinavir and works by decreasing the amount of HIV in your body so that your immune system can work better. Neither Invirase or saquinavir is a cure for HIV or AIDS.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Invirase include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of saquinavir.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Invirase?
If you miss a dose of Invirase, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose. Refill your prescription before it runs out so that there is no pause in your treatment?
What is the strength of Invirase?
Invirase is available in a strength of 200mg.