- This is a protease inhibitor (PI) that inhibits the replication of the HIV virus in combination with other antiretroviral agents (ARV).
- Initial studies indicate that darunavir may be active against strains of HIV that are already resistant to some other currently available protease inhibitors.
- This is also a protease inhibitor used to inhibit the replication of the HIV virus in combination with other antiretroviral agents or to increase blood levels of other protease inhibitors.
The combination of darunavir and ritonavir are taken together because ritonavir will “boost” the level of darunavir and increase its effect.
What is HIV infection?
HIV (human immunodeficiency viruses) over time causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It is a condition in which the immune system weakens, leading the body to become prone to infections and cancers.
What does Darunavir Ritonavir do?
Darunavir and Ritonavir are used in combination for treating patients suffering from HIV infection. It inhibits the replication of HIV.
Is Durarat R 450 a fixed-dose combination medication?
Yes, it is a Fixed-Dose Combination (FDC) drug comprising Darunavir 400mg & Ritonavir 50mg for treatment experienced adults and adolescents weighing more than 40kg with HIV-1.
What is the motive behind using fixed-dose combination therapy of Darunavir Ritonavir?
The fixed-dose combination therapy may improve the overall patient treatment outcome.
In what forms Darunavir Ritonavir comes?
Darunavir is available in 600 mg and 800 mg dose forms & Ritonavir is available in the 100 mg and 50 mg dose forms.