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Isentress 400 mg (Raltegravir)

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HIV infection


MSD Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd


60 tablets in 1 bottle


Raltegravir (400mg)

Delivery Time

6 To 15 Days

Isentress 400 mg (Raltegravir)

Pack Size Price: Quantity Add To Cart
1 Bottle $165.00
2 Bottle $325.00
3 Bottle $475.00


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What is Isentress 400 mg?

Isentress 400mg Tablet is  an antiretrovirals. It is used to treat HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), which can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). It stops viruses from multiplying in human cells and clears your infection. Isentress 400mg Tablet is not a cure for HIV or AIDS; instead, it helps to reduce the amount of HIV in the body.
This reduces your chances of developing HIV-related problems and extends your life.
It is usually taken in conjunction with other HIV medicine. Your doctor will suggest the best medicine for you and determine the appropriate dosages. For all of the drugs you’ve been given, carefully follow the directions. It can be taken with or without food and should be taken at a set time.
Avoid ingesting aluminium or magnesium-containing antacids within 2 hours before or after taking this drug. It is critical not to skip doses and to continue taking them until your doctor says It is okay to stop.

Uses of Isentress 400 mg Tablet 60

Isentress Tablet is used in the treatment of HIV infection

Isentress (Raltegravir (400mg)) tablet is used to treat adults and children above 2 years of age or weight class above 10 Kgs who are infected by HIV-1 infection. 

How Isentress 400mg Tablet 60 Works?

Antiviral medicine Isentress 400mg Tablet. It stops the HIV virus from multiplying in human cells. As a result, the HIV virus is unable to reproduce new viruses.

Mechanisam of action  of  Isentress 400 mg

Isentress (Raltegravir (400mg)) tablet is an integrase inhibitor. Isentress tablet acts as an inhibitor of HIV-1 catalytic activity. Thus inhibits the replication of virus. Thus, in combination with other antivirals.

Isentress 400 mg Contraindication

Absolute contraindication:

  • if you are allergic to Isentress (Raltegravir (400mg)) tablet
  • if you are lactating
  • if you are pregnant

Relative contraindication:

  • if you have renal diseases like phenylketonuria
  • if you have mental disorders
  • if you are diabetic
  • if you have liver diseases

Warning Precautions

Alcohol can further damage the liver which is one of the side effects of Isentress 400mg Tablet 60s. Thus, it is not advisable to consume alcohol during the treatment with Isentress 400mg Tablet 60s.
Animal studies have shown reproductive toxicities but human studies have not shown any reproductive toxicities. Thus, caution use of Isentress 400mg Tablet 60s has to be practised during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor.
Excretion of Isentress 400mg Tablet 60s is found in animal milk but not in human breast milk. An HIV-infected woman should not breastfeed to prevent HIV transmission, developing viral resistance and serious side effects onto the breastfed babies. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Isentress 400mg Tablet 60s may cause side effects such as dizziness which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.


Q. Why should I avoid antacids when on Isentress 400mg Tablet 60s?

A. Antacids should be avoided for 6 hours before and 2 hour after when taking Isentress 400mg Tablet 60s because it can increase the exposure and cause your side effects to worsen.

Q. What is Isentress 400mg Tablet 60s used for?

A. Isentress 400mg Tablet 60s is used to stop the virus from producing new viruses. It inhibits the integrate by binding to the active site and blocking it from producing new virus when treating the disease.

Q. Is Isentress (Raltegravir (400mg)) tablet safe during pregnancy?

A. No, taking Isentress tablet during pregnancy is not recommended. Consult your physician.

Q. Can Isentress tablet be taken while breastfeeding?

A. No, taking Isentress tablet is not recommended during breast feeding. Consult your physician.

Q. Can Isentress tablet be taken while alcohol consumption?

A. The interaction is unknown but this medication causes side effects. Thus, consult your physician.

Q. Can I take a drive or operate heavy machineries while on Isentress tablet?

A. This medication causes side effects thus caution is used while driving or operating machineries.

Q. Can Isentress tablet be taken as monotherapy for HIV?

A. No, Isentress tablet is used with other antivirals that treat HIV infection


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