Isentress (raltegravir) is an antiretroviral drug that prevents HIV from multiplying in the body. Isentress (Raltegravir) is not a cure for HIV, but it can reduce the risk of HIV causing AIDS.
Read the instructions carefully before taking Isentress (raltegravir).
Always follow your doctor's directions.
Let your doctor know if:
Side effects of Isentress (raltegravir) may include:
Severe side effects of Isentress that require medical help:
What is Isentress used for?
Isentress (raltegravir) is used to treat the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Can Isentress cause severe side effects?
In rare cases, Isentress (raltegravir) may cause life-threatening skin reactions. If you develop skin redness or a blistering rash, seek medical help. Raltegravir can cause a condition that breaks down skeletal muscle tissue and kidney failure. Seek medical help if you have muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness.