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Does Atripla Contain A Protease Inhibitor

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Protease Supplements?

I'm on Atripla which I believe contains a protease-inhibitor. You can imagine my consternation when I read the entire ingredient label of a supplement I've been taking for 2 years (I did check when I started to make sure there wasn't any St. John's...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...product you are taking is an enzyme that the body uses to digest proteins.Atripla has a non nucleoside and two nucleosides, no protease inhibitors.From Wikipedia: Proteases are used throughout an organism for various metabolic processes. There... Read more »

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Hi Dr. Bob, A quick question about Viagra 50mg: can someone on Atripla take a 50mg (it is the... Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors in Development

... Protease Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors in Development PIs No Longer in Development NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Emerging HCV Therapies: Possible Interactions With HIV Drugs

...new anti-HCV drugs added. Compare and Contrast For the treatment of HCV infection, a new class of drugs has emerged: HCV protease inhibitors. These drugs work by targeting enzymes containing the amino acid serine. By interfering with these... Read more »
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Combination Medications

... Combinations of a Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor and Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combinations of Protease Inhibitors Other Combinations in Development What Are Combination Medications? Combination medications... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: "Virological and Immunological Outcomes at 3 Years After Starting Antiretroviral Therapy with Regimens Containing Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor, Protease Inhibitor, or Both in INITIO: Open-Label Randomized Trial"

...transcriptase inhibitors (didanosine + stavudine) plus either a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (efavirenz, EFV) or a protease inhibitor (nelfinavir, NFV), or both (EFV/NFV) in HIV-1-infected patients who had not previously... Read more »
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PI Monotherapy advice

Posted by logopolis, 2 Replies
...Close Discussion Edit Your Tags Cancel Delete Discussion Hi, My partner has been asked to take part in a clinical trial - Protease Inhibitor monotherapy versus Triple Therapy. Just gathering some info before he signs up. Has anyone or is... Read more »

need info on Atripla

Posted by dcboy20, 5 Replies
...just test postive docter said i should consider Atripla what side-affect should I expect please give me your honest feeling Read more »

switching to Atripla >worried

Posted by mauka, 8 Replies
...My doc convinced me to switch to Atripla since after taking crixivan for about ten years my triglycerides are pretty dang high(over 600). I've been taking Norvir, Crixivan Read more »

lipodystrophy from protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started growing breasts and huge amount of fat in the stomache area...infact, my entire torso... Read more »