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INFORMATION ABOUT NIRMATRELVIR + RITONAVIR
Nirmatrelvir + Ritonavir Uses
How Nirmatrelvir + Ritonavir works
Common side effects of Nirmatrelvir + Ritonavir
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR NIRMATRELVIR + RITONAVIR
Nirmatrelvir + Ritonavir
Q. Does Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir affect HIV medicines?
Yes, taking Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir may make the medicines used to treat HIV less effective. It is advisable to take Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir only if prescribed by a doctor. Do not self-medicate.
Q. Can I take other medicines along with Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir?
No. Avoid taking any other medicines while taking Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir, unless otherwise prescribed by your doctor. This is because certain medicines may interact with Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir or affect its effectiveness. Ask your doctor before taking any medicine.
Q. Is it important to take the full course of Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir?
Yes. Always take Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir in the prescribed schedule which is of 5 days. Skipping your dose may affect viral clearance and worsen your condition. Also, maintain isolation and take all the preventive measures like washing your hands, wearing a mask, using a hand sanitizer regularly, etc., to minimize the risk of viral transmission.
Q. What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir within 8 hours of the usual time, take it as soon as possible and resume the normal dosing schedule. If it is more than 8 hours, do not take the missed dose and instead take the next schedules dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to make up for a missed dose.
Q. Can I get rashes after taking Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir?
Yes. Few patients may be allergic to Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir, just like any other medicine. If you notice any signs like rashes, hives or any other skin reactions, difficulty in breathing or swallowing, any sudden swelling like swelling of the face, lips, tongue, tightness of the throat or hoarseness of voice, it may be due to an allergic reaction. Inform your doctor immediately or rush to a nearby hospital/doctor to avoid any mishap.
Q. Is Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir safe for children?
No. Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir is not safe for children as its effects have not been studied in children or those below 18 years of age.
Q. Does Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir contain sugar?
Yes. Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir contains lactose, a form of sugar. If you are allergic to lactose or sugar, please inform your doctor before taking Nirmatrelvir+Ritonavir.