A drug that belongs to the family of drugs called protease inhibitors. It interferes with the ability of a virus to make copies of itself.

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... RITONAVIR (Norvir®) is a type of antiviral drug called a protease inhibitor. Ritonavir is used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Ritonavir may reduce the amount of HIV in the blood and increase the number of CD4 cells (T-cells) in the blood. Ritonavir is used in combination with other drugs to treat the HIV virus. Ritonavir will not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS. You may still develop other infections or conditions associated with HIV. Generic ritonavir capsules are not available. ...
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Ritonavir Systematic (IUPAC) name 1,3-thiazol-5-ylmethyl [3-hy ...
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