Ritonavir is used in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Ritonavir slows the progress of HIV infections, it controls the HIV virus and prevents it from spreading
How it Works
Ritonavir is an anti-HIV drug that is a protease inhibitor.Ritonavir works by disrupting the HIV protease enzyme, which then causes it to produce ineffective HIV-viral particles that are unable to further infect the body. Retonavir is usually used along with other medications to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Ritonavir may suffer from such side effects; Tiredness, Body fat relocation, Soreness in the joints or muscles, Digestive disturbances such as diarrhea, Numbness or tingling sensation affecting the mouth Rash, Headache, Dizziness, Muscle pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Weakness, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia
The acceptable duration of storage at room temperature for this product is 60 days