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Noun1.Invirase - a weak protease inhibitor (trade name Invirase) used in treating HIV
protease inhibitor, PI - an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs
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(4) Therefore, the package insert for Invirase states in a prominent black-boxed warning: "Invirase (saquinavir mesylate) capsules and Fortovase (saquinavir) soft gelatin capsules are not bioequivalent and cannot be used interchangeably.
The drugs in this class include: indinavir (Crixivan[R]), saquinavir mesylate (Invirase[R]), nelfinavir mesylate (Viracept[R]), ritonavir (Norvir[R]), saquinavir (Fortovase[R]), and amprenavir (Agenerase[R]).