What are the indinavir (Crixivan) dosing guidelines for antiretroviral therapy of HIV infection?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: R Chris Rathbun, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID), AAHIVP; Chief Editor: John Bartlett, MD  more...
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Indinavir (Crixivan):

  • Dosage forms: 100-mg, 200-mg, 400-mg capsules
  • Adult dose: 800 mg PO q8h (take 1 h ac or 2 h pc; may take with skim milk or low-fat meal); 800 mg PO bid + ritonavir 100-200 mg PO bid without regard for meals
  • Adverse events: Nephrolithiasis, nausea, indirect hyperbilirubinemia, hyperlipidemia, hyperglycemia

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