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Related to Norvir: ritonavir, Tenofovir, Prometrium, Truvada

Norvir

(nôr′vîr′)
A trademark for the drug ritonavir.

Norvir

a trademark for a protease inhibitor (ritonavir).

ritonavir

An HIV-1 protease inhibitor which carves functional proteins from a large precursor molecule. When administered to HIV-infected individuals, HIV load decreases by 2 orders of magnitude; CD4-T cells increase 3-fold.

Mechanism of action
Ritonavir is prescribed with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) because it inhibits the host enzyme that metabolises other protease inhibitors.

Adverse effects
Asthenia, malaise, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain.

Norvir®

Ritonavir, see there.

Norvir

A brand name for RITONAVIR.
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We spoke out against Abbott's price gouging on Norvir years ago and we will continue to speak out--now directly to Gilead--about AIDS drug pricing, which literally may be a matter of life and death for those excluded because of the high costs of these potentially lifesaving medications," added AHF's Weinstein.
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In recent years, scientists have discovered that while Norvir is generally too toxic for sate use as a protease inhibitor (one category of anti-AIDS drugs), in lower doses it works well as a booster to increase the efficacy of other protease inhibitors.
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