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Is NiceRx an Invirase coupons provider?
NiceRx is not an Invirase coupon, Invirase discount card, or Invirase copay card provider. We do not offer Invirase manufacturer coupons, Invirase discounts, rebates, Invirase savings cards, trial offers, or free Invirase samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.
Invirase patient assistance program
Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.
How much does Invirase cost without insurance?
Without insurance, Invirase costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Invirase oral tablets mesylate 500 mg will cost around $1,300 for 120 tablets.
How much does Invirase cost with insurance?
The copay for Invirase will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Contact them to find out more.
What is Invirase?
Invirase is an FDA-approved medication manufactured by Roche. It is an HIV-1 protease inhibitor used for the treatment of HIV infections (human immunodeficiency virus) in combination with ritonavir and other antiretroviral agents in adults over 16 years of age.
What doses of Invirase are available?
Invirase is available in 200 mg capsules and 500 mg tablets.
Always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Invirase active ingredients
The active ingredient of Invirase is saquinavir.
Invirase side effects
The most common side effects caused by Invirase include:
- Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
- Lipodystrophy – redistribution/accumulation of body fat
In rare instances, Invirase can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- QT and PR interval prolongations
- New onset or exacerbations of diabetes mellitus, hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), elevated cholesterol and/or triglyceride concentrations
- Immune reconstitution syndrome
- Worsening liver disease in patients with hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis, chronic alcoholism, and/or other underlying liver abnormalities
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Invirase against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Invirase to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Invirase drug interactions
Invirase can interact with other medications. These include:
- Potent inducers of CYP3A – phenobarbital, phenytoin, carbamazepine
- Certain benzodiazepines – midazolam, triazolam
- Ergot alkaloids – dihydroergotamine, ergonovine, ergotamine, methylergonovine
- Garlic supplements
- Rifamycins – rifampin, rifapentine
- Certain statin cholesterol drugs – simvastatin, lovastatin
- St. John’s wort
- Other drugs that affect the heart rhythm (QT prolongation) – quinidine, pimozide, propafenone, amiodarone, flecainide, salmeterol, clarithromycin, erythromycin, pentamidine, tacrolimus
- Other HIV medicines – atazanavir, indinavir, nelfinavir, tipranavir, delavirdine didanosine, lopinavir
- Dapsone, haloperidol, lurasidone, alfuzosin, orlistat, trazodone
- Drugs to treat erectile dysfunction-ED or pulmonary hypertension – sildenafil, vardenafil, tadalafil
- Hormonal contraceptives
This list is not exhaustive and other drugs may interact with Invirase. Tell your healthcare provider about other prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take.
You should not use Invirase if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient saquinavir, or saquinavir mesylate
- Are allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Invirase
- Have congenital or documented acquired QT prolongation
- Have refractory hypokalemia or hypomagnesemia
- Have complete atrioventricular (AV) block without implanted pacemakers or are at high risk of complete AV block
- Have a severe hepatic impairment
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk
Talk to your doctor before using Invirase if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Invirase
- Have impaired renal function
- Have lipid problems such as high cholesterol or triglycerides
- Have diabetes
- Have hemophilia
- Have liver problems
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
Invirase is the trademark brand name for saquinavir manufactured by Roche. A generic version of saquinavir is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Invirase savings through NiceRx.
The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.