Synthivan Tablet is an antiretroviral medication which is used to treat and prevent HIV/AIDS. It is usually recommended to use with other antiretroviral. It may also be used for prevention after a needlestick injury or other potential exposure. It is directed to be taken via the mouth once a day. Synthivan Tablet binds itself to the active site of HIV protease and prevents it from splitting the pro-form of viral proteins into the working machinery of the virus. If the HIV protease enzyme does not work then the virus is not infectious, and no mature virions are made.
Common side effects include yellowish skin, headache, abdominal pain, nausea, trouble sleeping, and fever. Severe side effects include rashes such as erythema multiform and high blood sugar. Synthivan Tablet appears to be safe to use during pregnancy. It is of the protease inhibitor (PI) class and works by blocking HIV protease. Synthivan Tablet should not be taken by those with hypersensitivity. Synthivan Tablet should not be taken with other medications such as triazolam, lurasidone, alfuzosin, irinotecan, rifampin, pimozide, orally administered lovastatin, midazolam, cisapride, ergot derivatives.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a HIV Specialist before using this medicine.
Paresthesia (Tingling Or Pricking Sensation)
This medication behaves as a protease inhibitor which blocks the activity of HIV protease. This interferes with the maturation process of HIV and leads to the production of viruses which are damaged or defective proteins and is unable to infect the healthy cells of the body.