Darunavir And Hiv
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North Shore University HospitalMichael,Thanks for your questions. Darunavir is now approved for both first line treatment as well as for treatment experienced patients. It is a very potent protease inhibitor, but potency does not seem to be an issue with your regimen since you... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineEither the daurunavir or the accompanying ritonavir may be the most likely of his HIV drugs to cause some periods of dizziness. For most patients that complaint stabilizes/settles down after several months. KH... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalDear Stephan,I wish there were more hospital pharmacists like you who really look into the doses and use of antiretrovirals. I agree I cannot think of any data to suypport the dose. The usual dose of darunavir here would be 600 mg twice daily.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Yes, it is important to be mindful of the best dietary practices when taking HIV medications. In your case, it matters less about exactly when you take the medications with respect to meals; rather, I'd suggest... Read more »
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Posted by ajpooboy, 5 RepliesI am a white male Nordic background and have never been sick.I have never been on Meds ever. Been Poz for 20+ yrs but now am having night sweats/day sweats and have developed a rash all over my body. Mt CD4 has always been around 600 and my VL... Read more »
Posted by motherinlaw, 9 RepliesI will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother.
My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »
Posted by erik1964I have been on hiv medication for more than 10 years now, I noticed that Viramune gives me no anal pleasure any more (but also did Darunavir). Because of the side effects I don't have lots of choices for therapy. Now I am on Truvada (really good... Read more »
Posted by motherinlaw, 3 RepliesI want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting.
I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince his... Read more »
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