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Isentress Drug Description
ISENTRESS
(raltegravir) Tablets
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of raltegravir (Isentress)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding;
signs of a new infection, such as fever or chills, cough, or flu symptoms;
sore throat and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash;
drowsiness, confusion, increased...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Isentress »




ISENTRESS contains raltegravir potassium, a human immunodeficiency virus integrase
strand transfer inhibitor. The chemical name for raltegravir potassium is N-[ (4-Fluorophenyl)methyl]-1,6-dihydro5-hydroxy-1-methyl-2-[1-methyl-1-[[ (5-methyl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-yl)carbonyl]amino]ethyl]-6-oxo-4pyrimidinecarboxamide
monopotassium salt.
The empirical formula is C20H20FKN6O5
and the molecular weight is 482.51. The structural formula is:








Raltegravir potassium is a white to off-white powder. It is soluble in water,
slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in ethanol and acetonitrile
and insoluble in isopropanol.
Each film-coated tablet of ISENTRESS for oral administration contains 434.4
mg of raltegravir potassium (as salt), equivalent to 400 mg of raltegravir (free phenol) and the following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose,
lactose monohydrate, calcium phosphate dibasic anhydrous, hypromellose 2208,
poloxamer 407 (contains 0.01% butylated hydroxytoluene as antioxidant), sodium
stearyl fumarate, magnesium stearate. In addition, the film coating contains
the following inactive ingredients: polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, polyethylene
glycol 3350, talc, red iron oxide and black iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/16/2010




Isentress Drug Description
ISENTRESS
(raltegravir) Tablets
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of raltegravir (Isentress)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding;
signs of a new infection, such as fever or chills, cough, or flu symptoms;
sore throat and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash;
drowsiness, confusion, increased...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Isentress »




ISENTRESS contains raltegravir potassium, a human immunodeficiency virus integrase
strand transfer inhibitor. The chemical name for raltegravir potassium is N-[ (4-Fluorophenyl)methyl]-1,6-dihydro5-hydroxy-1-methyl-2-[1-methyl-1-[[ (5-methyl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-yl)carbonyl]amino]ethyl]-6-oxo-4pyrimidinecarboxamide
monopotassium salt.
The empirical formula is C20H20FKN6O5
and the molecular weight is 482.51. The structural formula is:








Raltegravir potassium is a white to off-white powder. It is soluble in water,
slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in ethanol and acetonitrile
and insoluble in isopropanol.
Each film-coated tablet of ISENTRESS for oral administration contains 434.4
mg of raltegravir potassium (as salt), equivalent to 400 mg of raltegravir (free phenol) and the following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose,
lactose monohydrate, calcium phosphate dibasic anhydrous, hypromellose 2208,
poloxamer 407 (contains 0.01% butylated hydroxytoluene as antioxidant), sodium
stearyl fumarate, magnesium stearate. In addition, the film coating contains
the following inactive ingredients: polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, polyethylene
glycol 3350, talc, red iron oxide and black iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/16/2010




Isentress Drug Description
ISENTRESS
(raltegravir) Tablets
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of raltegravir (Isentress)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding;
signs of a new infection, such as fever or chills, cough, or flu symptoms;
sore throat and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash;
drowsiness, confusion, increased...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Isentress »




ISENTRESS contains raltegravir potassium, a human immunodeficiency virus integrase
strand transfer inhibitor. The chemical name for raltegravir potassium is N-[ (4-Fluorophenyl)methyl]-1,6-dihydro5-hydroxy-1-methyl-2-[1-methyl-1-[[ (5-methyl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-yl)carbonyl]amino]ethyl]-6-oxo-4pyrimidinecarboxamide
monopotassium salt.
The empirical formula is C20H20FKN6O5
and the molecular weight is 482.51. The structural formula is:








Raltegravir potassium is a white to off-white powder. It is soluble in water,
slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in ethanol and acetonitrile
and insoluble in isopropanol.
Each film-coated tablet of ISENTRESS for oral administration contains 434.4
mg of raltegravir potassium (as salt), equivalent to 400 mg of raltegravir (free phenol) and the following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose,
lactose monohydrate, calcium phosphate dibasic anhydrous, hypromellose 2208,
poloxamer 407 (contains 0.01% butylated hydroxytoluene as antioxidant), sodium
stearyl fumarate, magnesium stearate. In addition, the film coating contains
the following inactive ingredients: polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, polyethylene
glycol 3350, talc, red iron oxide and black iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/16/2010




Isentress Drug Description
ISENTRESS
(raltegravir) Tablets
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of raltegravir (Isentress)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding;
signs of a new infection, such as fever or chills, cough, or flu symptoms;
sore throat and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash;
drowsiness, confusion, increased...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Isentress »




ISENTRESS contains raltegravir potassium, a human immunodeficiency virus integrase
strand transfer inhibitor. The chemical name for raltegravir potassium is N-[ (4-Fluorophenyl)methyl]-1,6-dihydro5-hydroxy-1-methyl-2-[1-methyl-1-[[ (5-methyl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-yl)carbonyl]amino]ethyl]-6-oxo-4pyrimidinecarboxamide
monopotassium salt.
The empirical formula is C20H20FKN6O5
and the molecular weight is 482.51. The structural formula is:








Raltegravir potassium is a white to off-white powder. It is soluble in water,
slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in ethanol and acetonitrile
and insoluble in isopropanol.
Each film-coated tablet of ISENTRESS for oral administration contains 434.4
mg of raltegravir potassium (as salt), equivalent to 400 mg of raltegravir (free phenol) and the following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose,
lactose monohydrate, calcium phosphate dibasic anhydrous, hypromellose 2208,
poloxamer 407 (contains 0.01% butylated hydroxytoluene as antioxidant), sodium
stearyl fumarate, magnesium stearate. In addition, the film coating contains
the following inactive ingredients: polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, polyethylene
glycol 3350, talc, red iron oxide and black iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/16/2010




Isentress Drug Description
ISENTRESS
(raltegravir) Tablets
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of raltegravir (Isentress)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding;
signs of a new infection, such as fever or chills, cough, or flu symptoms;
sore throat and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash;
drowsiness, confusion, increased...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Isentress »




ISENTRESS contains raltegravir potassium, a human immunodeficiency virus integrase
strand transfer inhibitor. The chemical name for raltegravir potassium is N-[ (4-Fluorophenyl)methyl]-1,6-dihydro5-hydroxy-1-methyl-2-[1-methyl-1-[[ (5-methyl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-yl)carbonyl]amino]ethyl]-6-oxo-4pyrimidinecarboxamide
monopotassium salt.
The empirical formula is C20H20FKN6O5
and the molecular weight is 482.51. The structural formula is:








Raltegravir potassium is a white to off-white powder. It is soluble in water,
slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in ethanol and acetonitrile
and insoluble in isopropanol.
Each film-coated tablet of ISENTRESS for oral administration contains 434.4
mg of raltegravir potassium (as salt), equivalent to 400 mg of raltegravir (free phenol) and the following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose,
lactose monohydrate, calcium phosphate dibasic anhydrous, hypromellose 2208,
poloxamer 407 (contains 0.01% butylated hydroxytoluene as antioxidant), sodium
stearyl fumarate, magnesium stearate. In addition, the film coating contains
the following inactive ingredients: polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, polyethylene
glycol 3350, talc, red iron oxide and black iron oxide.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/16/2010





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Complete info about Isentress (raltegravir), an integrase inhibitor ... Isentress belongs to a class of anti-HIV drugs called Integrase Inhibitors. AIDSmeds.com - Isentress


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