Minor resistance to Protease Inhibitors (more details)
Oct 5, 2005
I wrote to you yesterday regarding my resistance report although I am not on meds. The report was as follows. Potential low level resistance to IDV Protease Inhibitors, all others are susceptible (ie: APV, ATV, LPV, NFV, RTV and SQV) Nucleoside RTI i have no resistance present and Non-Nucleoside RTI no resistance present.
I am not on meds but also have had an over active enzyme in my liver - i do not drink much and I do not smoke at all (only passive!!) I eat fairly well, although mybe a little fatty diet.
Any light at the end of the tunnel. hahaha
I also want to say that its great posting messages on here - I think all experts on here are fab!
Response from Dr. Young
Nick- Thank you for your post, comments and follow up.
I don't think that your resistance pattern should prove too significant in the long-term. You have plenty of very reasonable first-line PI options that should work very well.
Good luck fighting the battle of second-hand smoke. BY
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.