on precautionary measures.
-- In clinical trials, the most frequently reported adverse events
associated with APTIVUS/r were diarrhea, nausea, fever, vomiting,
fatigue, headache and abdominal pain.
Please see full Prescribing Information (PI), including boxed WARNINGS, for APTIVUS at http://www.APTIVUS.com. The PI is in the new Physicians Labeling Rule (PLR) format required by the U.S. FDA.
Additional Information about APTIVUS
APTIVUS, a non-peptidic protease inhibitor, works by inhibiting protease, an enzyme needed to complete the HIV replication process. The approved dose of APTIVUS is 500 mg taken with 200 mg of ritonavir, twice daily.
APTIVUS is also approved in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Mexico, Iceland, Taiwan and the European Union.
Boehringer Ingelheim is actively conducting a clinical trial program to further evaluate APTIVUS for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. The program is comprised of ongoing and planned studies in more than 1,000 HIV-infected patients.
About Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim is committed to improving HIV therapy by providing physicians and patients with innovative antiretroviral agents.
For more information on Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., please visit http://us.boehringer-ingelheim.com.
(1) Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents. DHHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, October 10, 2006; Treatment for Adult HIV Infection. 2006 Recommendations of the International AIDS Society - - USA Panel. JAMA. 296(7): 837. August 16, 2006.
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