What should I know about indinavir before taking it?

Indinavir can cause kidney stones. To help avoid this, you will need to drink plenty of water and other liquids while taking it. Indinavir can also cause hepatitis, anemia and high blood sugar. It may not be not safe to take during pregnancy, and can cause excessive bleeding in people with hemophilia. Indinavir may cause other side effects and you should become familiar with these before taking this medication. Report any side effects to your doctor. Indinavir can also interact with several medications. Make sure to tell your doctor about any medication or supplement you are taking before taking indinavir.

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