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Telzir is an antiviral medicine for treating patients aged 6 years or above who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), a virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Telzir is used in combination with ritonavir and other HIV medicines. It contains the active substance fosamprenavir.
Telzir : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/117.37 KB)
First published: 15/05/2009
Last updated: 20/08/2019
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ViiV Healthcare BV
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Van Asch van Wijckstraat 55H
19/08/2022 Telzir - EMEA/H/C/000534 - IG1531
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Antivirals for systemic use
Telzir in combination with low-dose ritonavir is indicated for the treatment of human-immunodeficiency-virus-type-1-infected adults, adolescents and children of six years and above in combination with other antiretroviral medicinal products.
In moderately antiretroviral-experienced adults, Telzir in combination with low-dose ritonavir has not been shown to be as effective as lopinavir / ritonavir. No comparative studies have been undertaken in children or adolescents.
In heavily pretreated patients, the use of Telzir in combination with low-dose ritonavir has not been sufficiently studied.
In protease-inhibitor-experienced patients, the choice of Telzir should be based on individual viral resistance testing and treatment history.