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Saquinavir

(sa-KWIN-uh-veer)

Saquinavir (Invirase) is a medicine used to treat patients who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

This medicine does not cure the disease; it slows down the destruction of the immune system and may help to slow down the progress of the HIV disease.

It is available as a 200 mg capsule and a 500 mg tablet.

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If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

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Last Updated: 11/2013