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What is the drug Prezista used for?
Prezista medication belongs to the class of drugs known as protease inhibitors. It is used along with other medicines to treat HIV infection. HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, is a virus that attacks an individual’s immune system. This makes the infected person’s body unable to fight infections and make it increasingly susceptible to other disease and even AIDS. Darunavir tablets work by decreasing the HIV in your body to improve the body’s immune system and prevent other HIV symptoms such as infections, cancer, etc. from occurring.
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Prezista medication contains darunavir ethanolate equivalent to 100 mg darunavir.
It also contains:
- Citric acid monohydrate
- Hydrochloric acid (for pH adjustment)
- Hydroxypropyl cellulose
- Masking flavor
- Methylparaben sodium
- Microcrystalline cellulose
- Purified water
- Sodium carboxymethylcellulose
- Strawberry cream flavor
The medicine needs to be taken through the mouth (orally) with a full glass of water or milk. The recommended dose is usually once or twice, daily. Darunavir tablets need to be taken along with other medications. It is also important to swallow it as a whole and not chew, bite or break the tablet.
- This medicine should not be used as a cure for HIV.
- Not for use by children younger than 3 years of age due to serious side effects.
- Pregnant women should Prezista medication only with a doctor’s recommendation.
- HIV can pass through breast milk, do not breastfeed.
- This medicine cannot prevent transmission of HIV through unprotected sex, sharing of needs, razor or toothbrush, etc. Be cautious at all times.
Common side effects of Darunavir tablets are as follows:
- A headache
- Stomach upset such as vomiting, diarrhea, etc.
- Abdominal pain
- Skin rash or itching
- Change in location of body fat
Seek medical help at once in case any of these symptoms worsen or persist for an unusual amount of time.
Product Code: 10176
What is a Generic Drug?
A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.