Jul 19, 2007
My DR prescribed me Norvir for reyataz boosting, I also understand that Norvir will cause other medicine to increase its effect too, I am considering a minor cosmetic procedure under local anesthetic and mild sedation. do you think Norvir will increase the effect of anesthetic or sedative medicine? also pain killers will be prescribed , I am a but worried and dont know what dedision to make? i dont want to me numbed or dizzy for months. whats u opinion? please I need an honest answer since I won't risk a complication just for looks , thank you for your response
Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
In general, local anesthetics won't pose much of a problem; sedatives too, although it's possible that the effects may last a little longer (not weeks or months, just a few hours).
Many of my patients have successfully undergone surgical procedures while taking ritonavir (Norvir)-based treatments. BY
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