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Nelfinavir Information

Nelfinavir Benefits & Uses

Nelfinavir is used to treat the following -

  1. HIV - AIDS Primary

Nelfinavir Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Nelfinavir


Nelfinavir Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Nelfinavir is used -

  1. Rash
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Dizziness Mild
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Abdominal Pain Mild
  6. Dyspepsia
  7. Paresthesia
  8. Throat tightness
  9. Increased Liver Enzymes
  10. Diarrhoea
  11. Peripheral Neuropathy
  12. Cough Mild
  13. Increased Cholesterol level in blood
  14. Increased Triglyceride level in Blood

Nelfinavir Related Warnings

Is the use of Nelfinavir safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Nelfinavir without worrying about any side effects.


Is the use of Nelfinavir safe during breastfeeding?

Nelfinavir does not cause any harmful effects during breastfeeding.


What is the effect of Nelfinavir on the Kidneys?

Nelfinavir may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.


What is the effect of Nelfinavir on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on liver after taking Nelfinavir. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.


What is the effect of Nelfinavir on the Heart?

Nelfinavir is not harmful for heart.


Severe Interaction of Nelfinavir with Other Drugs

Nelfinavir should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Nelfinavir Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Nelfinavir unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Graves' Disease
  2. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  3. Diabetes
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  6. Hemophilia
  7. Suicidal Tendency
  8. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Frequently asked Questions about Nelfinavir

Is this Nelfinavir habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Nelfinavir is addictive.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Nelfinavir. So it is best to avoid driving.


Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Nelfinavir only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Nelfinavir is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Nelfinavir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Nelfinavir

Some foods when eaten with Nelfinavir can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.


Interaction between Alcohol and Nelfinavir

Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Nelfinavir with alcohol.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Other
0 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Other
1 Years of Experience
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