Data from EMA (European Medicines Agency) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 30 November 2017

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- Aptivus 250 mg soft capsules
Aptivus, co-administered with low dose ritonavir, is indicated for combination antiretroviral treatment of HIV-1 infection in highly pre-treated adults and adolescents 12 years of age or older with virus resistant to multiple protease inhibitors. Aptivus should only be used as part of an active combination antiretroviral regimen in patients with no other therapeutic options.

In deciding to initiate treatment with Aptivus, co-administered with low dose ritonavir, careful consideration should be given to the treatment history of the individual patient and the patterns of mutations associated with different agents. Genotypic or phenotypic testing (when available) and treatment history should guide the use of Aptivus. Initiation of treatment should take into account the combinations of mutations which may negatively impact the virological response to Aptivus, coadministered with low dose ritonavir.



- Aptivus 100 mg/ml oral solution
Aptivus, co-administered with low dose ritonavir, is indicated for combination antiretroviral treatment of HIV-1 infection in highly pre-treated children from 2 to 12 years of age with virus resistant to multiple protease inhibitors. Aptivus should only be used as part of an active combination antiretroviral regimen in patients with no other therapeutic options.

In deciding to initiate treatment with Aptivus, co-administered with low dose ritonavir, careful consideration should be given to the treatment history of the individual patient and the patterns of mutations associated with different agents. Genotypic or phenotypic testing (when available) and treatment history should guide the use of Aptivus. Initiation of treatment should take into account the combinations of mutations which may negatively impact the virological response to Aptivus, coadministered with low dose ritonavir.

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/000631
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 25-10-2005
Type Medicinal product subject to restricted medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH