Paxlovid™ (Nirmatrelvir/ritonavir) What allergens/ingredients Paxlovid™ contains?

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What are the ingredients in Paxlovid?


Nirmatrelvir

Tablet core: microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, croscarmellose sodium, colloidal silicon dioxide, sodium stearyl fumarate. Film-coat:hydroxy propyl methylcellulose (E464), titanium dioxide (E171), polyethylene glycol (E1521), iron oxide red (E172).

 

Ritonavir

Tablet core: copovidone, sorbitan laureate, silica, colloidal anhydrous, calcium hydrogen phosphate, anhydrous, sodium stearyl fumarate. Film-coat: hypromellose (E464), titanium dioxide (E171), macrogol, hydroxypropyl cellulose (E463), talc (E553b), silica, colloidal anhydrous (E551), polysorbate 80 (E433).

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Does Paxlovid contain lactose?


Each Nirmatrelvir 150 mg film-coated tablet contains 176 mg of lactose. Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, total lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine.

We cannot guarantee that minute amounts of substances are not contained in raw materials obtained from our suppliers. To ensure we have a consistent and reliable supply of medications, we must use a network of suppliers and manufacturing sites globally for both active and inactive ingredients.

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Does Paxlovid contain sodium?


Nirmatrelvir and ritonavir each contain less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per dose, that is to say essentially ‘sodium free’.

We cannot guarantee that minute amounts of substances are not contained in raw materials obtained from our suppliers. To ensure we have a consistent and reliable supply of medications, we must use a network of suppliers and manufacturing sites globally for both active and inactive ingredients.

For information regarding other allergen/ingredients, please contact Medical Information at www.pfizermedicalinformationgulf.com or contact our Medical Information team on contact us.