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Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

What Is Maraviroc? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Maraviroc Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With OtherDrugs? The Bottom Line What Is Maraviroc? Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US and Celsentri elsewhere) was formerly known as UK 427,857. It is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Maraviroc is the first "attachment inhibitor" drug. When HIV...
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VIH + CIRROSIS +Encefalopatia heptica biterapia?

de las vias biliares. Mi salud se debilita da a da muy rpidamente. En la actualidad estoy tomando Isentress (Raltegravir) + Celsentri (Maraviroc) + Intelence (Etravirina). He leido que el Isentress est desaconsejado en casos de cirrosis...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Yo no creo que el Intelence te esta causando ese problema. No tomes esas dos medicinas en combinacion de dos ya que no te va a trabajar y vas a desarrollar resistencia.Que te dice tu doctor del higado?Nelson... Read more »


tomando antirretrovirales desde hace 10 aos. Hace 2 meses desarroll tolrancia al prezista+norvir y me cambiaron a Isentress+Celsentri+Intelence. Pero esta combinacin me provica fuertes dolores en el hgado y he leido que existe la posibilidad de...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
No, no es aconsejable. Todava se recomienda un rgimen con al menos tres frmacos activos; es decir, la triterapia. Los resultados de estudios que han investigado las biterapias no han apoyado el uso de solamente dos antirretrovirales. Por favor... Read more »

Question about Selzentry's side effects?

`My doctor wants to put me on Selzentry/Celsentri. He says that he has had very good immunological responses in his patients, compared with other drugs. Initially I would be on...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Hello Thank you for your questions.The use of Selzentry (or Maraviroc) is a novel approach to treat HIV infection. There are ongoing discussions about using this drug as part of an initial regimen to treat HIV infection. Before one can use this... Read more »


Dear Dr. Frascino,I have been following the question+answers on the forum since I was diagnosed HIV+ close to 2 years ago. I particularly like the positiveness and good humor in your answers. Well, getting back to my case, I am 46 years old and was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
out of the development pipeline are (1) Pfizer's CCR5 antagonist maraviroc ("Selzentry" in the U.S. and "Celsentri" elsewhere in the world) and (2) Merck's integrase inhibitor Raltegravir (Isentress). Looking farther... Read more »
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Eviplera and Maraviroc Side Effects

Posted by philfromoz, 1 Reply
Is Eviplera and Complera the same thing? Anyway I'm taking it and Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US and Celsentri elsewhere). I have been on Eviplera for 12 months and the Maraviroc was added in January. I have no idea why something wasn't working or... Read more »