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Brand name: Darunavir (Mylan) TM

Active ingredients: darunavir

What it is used for

Adult patients:,Darunavir (with low dose ritonavir as a pharmacokinetic enhancer) is indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) infection in adult patients.,Paediatric patients:,Darunavir (with low dose ritonavir as a pharmacokinetic enhancer) is indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in treatment-experienced paediatric patients aged 6 years and older, weighing at least 20 kg.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white, oval shaped, biconvex film coated tablets debossed with M on one side of the tablet and DV5 on other side.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient darunavir

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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