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Ritonavir (Norvir®) is an HIV/AIDS medication that belongs to a group of drugs known as protease inhibitors. It is often taken as a "booster" in combination with other HIV medicines to help increase their effectiveness.
Available in the form of a capsule, oral solution, or tablet, ritonavir is usually taken twice a day. Your individual dosage will depend on your age, current medications, and other factors, such as height and weight for children.
Before using ritonavir, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other drugs you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, as well as any allergies you may have, including to medications, foods, dyes, or preservatives. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you have any other medical conditions, such as high cholesterol, diabetes, or liver disease.
(Click Ritonavir for more detailed information on this product, including possible side effects and what to do in cases of overdose.)
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