What are the nelfinavir (Viracept) 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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Nelfinavir (Viracept):

  • Dosage forms: 250-mg, 625-mg tablets, 50 mg/g oral powder
  • Adult dose: 1250 mg PO bid or 750 mg PO tid
  • Comments: Nelfinavir cannot be boosted; take with food
  • Adverse events: Diarrhea, hyperlipidemia, hyperglycemia

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