What is Nelfinavir?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Viracept

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Nelfinavir is a protease inhibitor that is used in combination with other antiretroviral therapy in the treatment of HIV infection.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nelfinavir

Side effect Patients
Chronic diarrhea 2
Acid reflux 1
Diarrhea 1
Frequent urination 1
Lipodystrophy 1
Lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue) 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking Nelfinavir

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 9
Side effects too severe 5
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 14 patients who've stopped taking Nelfinavir

Duration

Stopped taking Nelfinavir

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 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 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Nelfinavir.