Darunavir Side Effects
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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 MedicineGood question. The best studies to evaluate lipodysrophy issues is when used in treatment naive patients comparing one regimen to one of the standard of care regimens. Increasingly, the back bone nuke regiments are abacavir or tenfovir + either 3TC... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello, and thanks for posting. Protease inhibitors like darunavir (Prezista) are not typically associated with lipoatrophy. To some extent this class of medications may confer some protection because they have a tendency to promote fat retention.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Dual protease inhibitor (PI) regimens have been used to treat HIV/AIDS; however, the possibility of drug-drug interactions must be carefully considered. Drug-drug interaction studies with Prezista (darunavir) have revealed that most other PIs are... Read more »
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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, 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 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 »
Posted by SA_Intellect, 3 RepliesThe link below is the response one of the doctors on The Body posted to my question. Read it. It's very positive and will hopefully add a bit of peace to some your hearts.
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