Discussing Amprenavir With Your Healthcare Provider
Amprenavir: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking amprenavir if you have:
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- High triglycerides
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Agenerase and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Agenerase and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Amprenavir to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Dosing Information for AmprenavirThe dose of amprenavir that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- Your weight (for children)
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may be currently taking.
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Amprenavir Dosing for more information.)