What Does It Do?
The medicine Viracept composed of Nelfinavir Mesylate is used with some other medications that helps in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. This medicine is in a class of medications known as protease inhibitors. The medicine does the job by lowering the amount of HIV in the blood. Although the medicine is not meant for curing HIV, it might notably lower the chance of developing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and HIV-related illnesses like serious infections or cancer. Consumption of these medications along with performing safe sex and making other lifestyle changes might lower the risk of transmitting the HIV virus to some other people.
The medicine Viracept is known to be a protease inhibitor. The protease cuts viral proteins into smaller pieces so the HIV virus can simply infect the cells. When protease is restricting the medication, the HIV virus cannot make copies of itself and infect healthy cells.
The medicine composed of Nelfinavir Mesylate is available for oral administration in dosage as follows:
• 250 mg: This is an oral medicine, which is to be consumed with a meal 2 to 3 times a day or as mentioned in the prescription by the doctor
Side Effects and Reactions:
Along with some of the needed effects, which a medicine might lead to some of the unwanted side effects. Although not all of these side effects might take place, if they might take place, it shall need medical assistance as soon as possible. Some of the side effects might get better over a period of time as the body might be used to the medication Viracept. Inform the doctor and know immediately in case, you might continue to experience such symptoms or if they shall all worsen over a period of time.
Some of the side effects while consuming Viracept might occur that shall not need medical attention. These side effects might vanish during the treatment as the body might simply adjust to the medicine. Also, the healthcare professional might be all able to inform you about some of the ways for preventing or reducing some of these side effects.