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Brand name: Crixivan TM

Active ingredients: indinavir

What it is used 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.

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 30 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

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

Visual appearance

white, semi-translucent capsules printed with "CRIXIVAN TM 200mg " in blue ink.

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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 indinavir

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.

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

Disclaimer

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  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
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  • DrugBank

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