Indivan Capsule

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Indinavir (400 mg)

Indivan Information

Indivan is a prescription medicine that is available as a Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of HIV/AIDS.

The optimal dosage of Indivan is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Indivan can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Indivan are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Indivan has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Indivan's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Pancreatitis, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Hemophilia must refrain from the use of Indivan since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Indivan are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Indivan may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Indivan is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Indivan Benefits & Uses

Indivan is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Indivan Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 800 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 8 hourly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 800 mg
  • Dosage Form: Capsule
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 8 hourly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Indivan Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Indivan safe for pregnant women?


    Indivan can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Indivan, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Indivan safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Indivan. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Indivan on the Kidneys?


    Indivan is not harmful for kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Indivan on the Liver?


    Indivan has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Indivan on the Heart?


    Indivan is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Indivan with Other Drugs

Indivan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Indivan Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Indivan unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Indivan

  • Is this Indivan habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Indivan.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Indivan as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Indivan only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Indivan in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Indivan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Indivan


    Indivan may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Indivan


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Indivan and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Crixivan* (indinavir sulfate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 810

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