Heat-stable Norvir tablets approved

The FDA has approved a heat-stable formulation of Norvir tablets (ritonavir, from Abbott) that can be stored at room temperature. Norvir tablets and Norvir soft-gel capsules both contain 100mg of ritonavir. While the rate of drug absorption differs, there is no need for dosage change.

Norvir is indicated for the treatment of HIV infection. Norvir is already available in soft-gel capsule or oral solution dosage forms.

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