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What should I look for on the package insert for tipranavir?

There are several things you should look for on the package insert for tipranavir (Aptivus), a drug used to treat people who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV):
  • side effects to watch for
  • dosing or how often to take the drug
  • possible food or drug interactions
  • special guidelines on how to use the medicine
  • advice on where and how to store the medicine
  • when to call for immediate medical assistance
Besides reading the insert, get as much information as you can from your doctor before taking tipranavir.

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