Brand Name: Isentress
Generic Name: Raltegravir
Packing: 60 tabs
Diseases: Anti HIV
What is Isentress (Raltegravir)?
ISENTRESS is a prescription HIV medicine used with other antiretroviral medicine to treat the HIV-1 infection. It may be used in combination with other antiretroviral medications to treat HIV infection in children between the ages of 2 and 16 when other antiretroviral medications have not kept the virus under control.
How does Isentress (Raltegravir) work?
Isentress works by blocking an enzyme, HIV integrase, which the virus needs to make more virus. When used with other antiretroviral medications, raltegravir helps the immune system by reducing the amount of HIV in the blood and increasing the number of CD4 or T-cells.
How do I take Isentress (Raltegravir)?
The usual dose of raltegravir for adolescents and adults is one 400 mg tablet, taken by mouth, 2 times daily or two 600 mg tablets taken once daily.
What does Isentress consist of?
Isentress comprises of Raltegravir 400mg.
What precautions do I need to take before consuming Isentress (Ralegravir)?
There are some precautions you need to take before taking Isentress.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor for advice.
What are the side effects of Isentress (Raltegravir)?
There are some serious/deteriorating side effects of Isentress (Raltegravir).
ISENTRESS develops severe skin reactions and allergic reactions that can be serious, and maybe life-threatening or lead to death. If you develop a rash, call your doctor right away.