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Change from Norvir
Jan 7, 2004

I'm on Norvir, Sustiva and Fortovase. With Abbotts price gouging I'd like to stop the Norvir. What can I replace it with that's not made by Abbott Labs?

Response from Dr. Young

Sorry, but there aren't good alternatives to ritonavir for boosting saquinavir (Fortovase).

However, before stopping therapy, I'd encourage you and your doctor to apply for Abbott's patient assistance program. This should provide ritonavir to you at Abbott's expense, and there are no financial qualifications to the program.

Thanks for reading. BY

please put this to me in plain english. thank you :-)
shall I begin?

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