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Is invirase (saquinavir) only used to treat HIV disease?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes, but not recentl

Invirase (saquinavir) is a protease inhibitor that is designed to treat HIV in combination with other medications.
It is an older drug in this class and is not used much anymore since newer drugs require less pills per day and have fewer side effects.

In brief: Yes, but not recentl

Invirase (saquinavir) is a protease inhibitor that is designed to treat HIV in combination with other medications.
It is an older drug in this class and is not used much anymore since newer drugs require less pills per day and have fewer side effects.
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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Invirase/ saquinavir was the first Protease Inhibitor to come out for the treatment of HIV. It still has a role in some cases.
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