GlaxoSmithKline | Agenerase (Medication)


Agenerase is indicated only for patients who were previously treated with drugs of the same class with Agenerase (inhibitors protease). In adults, Agenerase capsules are usually administered with low doses of ritonavir (another antiviral medicine).

Agenerase is a medicine containing the active substance amprenavir. It is available as a cream-colored capsules containing 50 or 150 mg amprenavir and as an oral solution (15mg / ml). Agenerase is an antiviral drug. It is used in combination with other antiviral medicines to treat adults and children over 4 years infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1, the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). ...

Side Effect:

The most common side effects following treatment with Agenerase are headache, diarrhea, flatulence (bloating), nausea (feeling sick), vomiting, rash skin and fatigue (tiredness). ...


Agenerase should not be administered to individuals who may be allergic to amprenavir or any other ingredients.

Agenerase boosted with ritonavir should not be administered to patients with conditions severe liver or in patients receiving drugs that are metabolized the same way as ritonavir, flecainide and propafenone like (used to correct heart rhythm disorders).

Caution should be exercised when administered with Agenerase other drugs. for complete information, consult the prospectus.

As with other anti-HIV patients at risk of receiving Agenerase

lipodystrophy (changes in body fat distribution), osteonecrosis (bone destruction) or the occurrence of immune reactivation syndrome (symptoms of infection caused by immune system).

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice. Agenerase can decrease the effectiveness of your birth control pills, therefore use other precaution measure. If you get pregnant while using this medication, tell your doctor immediately. ...