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Brand name: Crixivan

Crixivan is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) indinavir. On this page you will find out more about Crixivan, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: indinavir

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Crixivan 200 mg hard capsule, 360

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

Crixivan is indicated for the treatment of adults with HIV-1 infection. Crixivan should be used in combination therapy with other appropriate antiretroviral agents or as monotherapy if combination therapy is inappropriate. This indication is based on changes in surrogate markers. At present there are no results from controlled clinical trials evaluating the effect of therapy with indinavir sulfate on clinical progression of HIV infection, such as survival or the incidence of opportunistic infections (see Clinical Trials). INDICATIONS AS AT 18 SEPTEMBER 2001: Crixivan (Indinavir sulfate) is indicated for the treatment of adults and paediatric patients with HIV-1 infection. Crixivan should be used in combination with other appropriate antiretroviral agents.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance white, semi-translucent capsules printed with "CRIXIVAN TM 200mg " in blue ink.

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Dosage Form Capsule, hard
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
180 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
270 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
360 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

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