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Fosamprenavir is used for treating HIV and AIDS. It is generally prescribed along with other HIV medications as part of an HIV "cocktail." By preventing the HIV virus from making DNA strands, the drug can help stop HIV from infecting healthy cells in the body. It comes in tablet and oral suspension form. Potential side effects include diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.

What Is Fosamprenavir?

Fosamprenavir calcium (Lexiva®) is a prescription medicine used as a treatment for HIV and AIDS. It is only approved to be used in combination with other HIV medications.
(Click What Is Fosamprenavir Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)

What Are the Side Effects?

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with fosamprenavir. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of fosamprenavir include but are not limited to:
(Click Side Effects of Fosamprenavir to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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