|Stopping Norvir as booster
Apr 10, 2006
I am presently taking tenofovir, abacavir and fosamprenavir with norvir as a booster. The norvir is a constant cause of diarrhea issues. I do take imodium to alleviate it but then that sort of helps. I still get some diarrhea(though less) but it ends up causing constipation as well - even if I take only 1 imodium a day or even every two days. I would like to stop taking norvir entirely . My current cd4's are around 190 with an undetectable viral load. I am seeing my doctor next week and will tell him of my intentions to stop the norvir. WHat is your opinion on this? Thanks
| Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
Before you stop, I'd be sure to discuss your plans and needs with your doctor- he'll be able to provide individualized advice and monitor your labs after any treatment change.
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