Norvir is a prescription medication that is used to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). Norvir contains the antiviral drug ritonavir and works by preventing HIV from multiplying within the body. Norvir may be prescribed alone or to be used with other medications. This medication is not 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 Norvir include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of ritonavir:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Norvir?
If you miss a dose of Norvir, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Norvir?
Both Norvir and the generic alternative ritonavir are available in strengths of 100mg.