What is Indinavir?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Crixivan

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Indinavir is a protease inhibitor used for the treatment of HIV infection; should always be used as part of a multidrug regimen (at least three antiretroviral agents).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Indinavir

Side effect Patients
Diabetes Mellitus 1
Hair loss 1
Nausea 1

Why patients stopped taking Indinavir

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 6
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Indinavir

Duration

Stopped taking Indinavir

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Indinavir

Apr 7, 2000 (Started Sep 27, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Severe (hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Side effects: hair loss

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