Nelfinavir

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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Nelfinavir purchase.

Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Nelfinavir before taking it.

Nelfinavir uses

Nelfinavir is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS.

Nelfinavir indications

Nelfinavir is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS. It blocks a substance that is needed for the HIV virus to multiply.

Nelfinavir contraindication

♦ Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity, and Co-administration with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, Alfuzosin, Amiodarone, Quinidine, Dihydroergotamine, Ergonovine, Ergotamine, Methylergonovine, Pimozide, Midazolam, Triazolam.

Nelfinavir dosage

Adults: PO- The recommended dose is 1250 mg (five 250 mg tablets or two 625 mg tablets) twice daily or 750 mg (three 250 mg tablets) three times daily.

Nelfinavir usage

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

Nelfinavir precautions

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, liver disease, blood clot problems, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may increase/decrease body fat, monitor cholesterol level regularly while taking Nelfinavir.
♦ It does not stop the spread of HIV to others; avoid sexual contact, sharing of needles, or injection supplies.

Nelfinavir side effects

Most Common- Diarrhea, nausea, flatulence and rash.
Body as a Whole- Abdominal pain, accidental injury, allergic reaction, weakness, back pain, fever, headache, malaise, pain and redistribution/accumulation of body fat
Gastrointestinal- Loss of appetite, indigestion, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, liver inflammation, mouth ulceration, inflammation of pancreas and vomiting.
Blood- Anemia, decrease in white blood cell and platelet counts.
Metabolic- Increased liver enzyme levels, increase or decrease in cholesterol/sugar/urea in blood, dehydration and abnormal liver function tests.
Musculoskeletal - Muscle/joint pain, joint inflammation and muscle cramps/pain/weakness.
Central Nervous System - Anxiety, depression, dizziness, emotional lability, overactive, sleeplessness, migraine, tingling, epilepsy, sleep disorder, drowsiness and suicidal thoughts.
Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing and inflammation of pharynx/nose/sinus.
Skin- Skin inflammation/infections, rash, itching, sweating and hives.
Eye and ENT - Eye inflammation.
Genitourinary- Kidney stones, sexual dysfunction and urine abnormality.

Nelfinavir warning

Follow the instructions carefully.

Nelfinavir storage conditions

Store it at controlled room temperature (15° to 30°C). ♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA

Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Nelfinavir medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
250 mg100 $155.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg100 $163.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK
250 mg100 $144.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg100 $147.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
250 mg10 Tablet$3.60
250 mg x 90's $32.40
EMNEL tab 250 mg x 90's $32.40Emcure (ARV)
Emnel 250mg TAB / 90 $32.40
250 mg10 Tablet$4.88
Nel 250 mg Tablet $0.49
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Nelfinavir - Frequently asked Questions

Can Nelfinavir be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

Can Nelfinavir be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Nelfinavir be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Nelfinavir, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Nelfinavir. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology