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Who Makes Ritonavir?
Ritonavir is made by Abbott Laboratories.
Strengths of Ritonavir
Ritonavir comes in the following strengths and forms:
Ritonavir 100 mg capsules
Ritonavir 100 mg tablets
Ritonavir oral solution (80 mg of ritonavir per mL, peppermint-caramel flavor).
The tablets are the newest formulation of Norvir. While not completely equivalent to the capsules, they are "close enough" to usually require no dosage changes when switching from the capsules to the tablets (or vice versa).
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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List of references (click here):
Norvir [package insert]. North Chicago, IL: Abbott Laboratories;2012 November.
Norvir Tablets and Solution [package insert]. North Chicago, IL: Abbott Laboratories;2010 February.
Norvir Capsules and Solution [package insert]. North Chicago, IL: Abbott laboratories;2009 November.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: Approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed October 10, 2007.
Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 7th ed. Philadelphia (PA): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2005.
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