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Norvir dosage and side effects combined with Reyataz and Truvada
Feb 12, 2013

My Dr. switched me from my initial first line therapy Isentress/Truvada due to some Isentress side effects to Norvir gel caps , Reyataz and Truvada which he instructed me to take one a day. When I search online the prescribing information for Norvir indicates that it normally be taken twice a day, but my Rx says once a day. I am also experiencing gassiness and intestinal growling since starting the regimen and wondered if the Norvir tablets versus the gelcaps have been known to have less intestinal side effects?

Response from Dr. Young

Hi and thanks for posting.

When dosed with Reyataz, Norvir is dosed 100 mg, once daily. The regimen should be taken with food.

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