Crixivan , also medically known as indinavir, is a protease inhibitor used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV ) infection in the body. It is usually taken with other antiviral medicines to control and slow the spread of HIV . Crixivan will not cure or decrease HIV related diseases. Nor will it stop the spread of HIV infection to other people.
Crixivan comes as an oral capsule taken by adults three times a day, every eight hours.
The most commonly reported side effects of this drug are headache, weakness, dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, weight gain and bad taste in mouth.
Crixivan is also occasionally prescribed to treat other conditions, as suggested by your doctor.