Maraviroc is a CCR5 co-receptor antagonist used for the combination antiretroviral treatment of adults infected with only CCR5-tropic HIV-1 detectable, who have evidence of viral replication and HIV-1 strains resistant to multiple antiretroviral agents.
Dosage and Side Effects
- The recommended dose of Maraviroc differs on behalf of the concomitant medicines due to drug interactions. Maraviroc can be taken with or without food and must be given in combination with other antiretroviral medicines.
- When Maraviroc given with strong CYP3A inhibitors (with
or without CYP3A inducers) including PIs (except ritonavir and tipranavir), delavirdine, the recommended dose is Maraviroc 150 mg twice daily.
- When given with NRTIs, tipranavir/ritonavir, nevirapine, and other drugs that are not strong CYP3A inhibitors or CYP3A inducers, the recommended dose is 300 mg twice daily.
- When given with CYP3A inducers including efavirenz (without a strong CYP3A inhibitor), the recommended dose is 600 mg twice daily.
The most commonly reported Maraviroc side effects include: pyrexia, cough, upper respiratory tract infections, musculoskeletal symptoms, rash, abdominal pain, and dizziness.
What is Maraviroc?
Maraviroc is an anti-HIV medication known as a CCR5 antagonist. It is used with other anti-HIV medicines in adults with CCR5-tropic HIV-1 infection who are already taking anti-HIV medicines and the medicines are not controlling their HIV infection.
What dosage strengths Maraviroc is supplied?
Maraviroc is supplied in two dosage strengths, which are as follows:
- Maraviroc 150 mg
- Maraviroc 300 mg
How is Maraviroc administered?
Maraviroc comes as tablets for oral administration.
What type of medicine is Maraviroc?
Maraviroc specifically is a type of medicine called HIV entry and fusion inhibitors.
How much does Maraviroc cost?
Maraviroc is an HIV antiretroviral (ARV) aimed to treat HIV. The maraviroc cost is reasonably less and depends on a wide range of available brands including generic. Please contact us at 1800-889-1064 or send your enquiry at info
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