Side effect(s) of Tipranavir

Review the side-effects of Tipranavir as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Most frequent
- Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, fever, fatigue, headache and abdominal pain.

- Anemia and decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

- Indigestion, flatulence, gastro esophageal reflux disease and inflammation of pancreas.

  General Disorders
- Influenza-like illness, uneasiness and hypersensitivity

- Increase in fat, dehydration, decreased weight, increase in liver enzymes, decreased appetite and diabetes mellitus.

- Muscle pain and muscle cramps.

  Central Nervous System
- Sleeplessness, nerve damage, dizziness, stroke and drowsiness.

- Difficulty in breathing.

- Rash and itching.

- Liver failure/inflammation.

Other Precautions :

It may increase blood sugar with symptoms of drowsiness or excessive thirst, if it so consult with your doctor.
Monitor viral load, CD4 count, triglyceride and lipid levels and liver functions while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Tipranavir

Tipranavir(Aptivus) generic is a protease inhibitor, prescribed for HIV/AIDS with ritonavir. It works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood.

Trade Names for Tipranavir

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