Lexiva should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep both tablets and oral suspension in an airtight container.
Keep Lexiva and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Lexiva?
It is very important that you not miss Lexiva doses. If you do not take your dose as scheduled, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Be sure to tell your healthcare provider if you are having trouble remembering to take your HIV medications.
Lexiva comes in the following strengths and forms:
Lexiva 700 mg tablets
Lexiva 50 mg per mL oral suspension (comes in one flavor -- grape-bubblegum-peppermint).
Is There a Generic Version of Lexiva?
Currently, there are no generic versions of Lexiva licensed for sale (see Generic Lexiva).
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
List of references (click here):
Lexiva [package insert]. Research Triangle Park, NC: GlaxoSmithKline;2013 February.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed May 31, 2012.
Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 7th ed. Philadelphia (PA): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2005.
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