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I Have Hiv Can I Take Selzentry

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Selzentry

... Common Name: maraviroc (formerly UK-427,857) Brand Name: Selzentry Class: CCR5 antagonist (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: without food, with no food restrictions. The recommended dose varies depending on other medications the patient is taking: 150 mg twice daily if taken
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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 Truvada, Isentress, and Selzentry, but then after a few months of being...
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 Read more »

mdr

Hi Nelson since you have mdr can you please tell me what your tretment regime is. Have you considered trying herbs with anti viral properties and what to you know about theraputic vaccines?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...an IV every two weeks. It is a monoclonal antobody that coats the CD4 receptor on the T cell to prevent HIV entryMaraviroc (Selzentry)- a CCR5 entry inhibitor. 2 pill twice a dayIsentress- an entry inhibitor . One pill twice a dayIntelence- a non... Read more »

What do you think about this combo?

I'm currently taking: Prezista, Norvir, Truvada & Intellence combo. How do you feel about this combo? I was also taking Selzentry but dropped it because of extreme joint pain.I look forward to your response.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...combination that you have outlined was carefully studied in the DUET study and was found to potent in patients with underlying HIV drug resistance. So the regimen is certainly appropriate as long as your resistance test results indicate that this... Read more »

Viramune and St Johns Wart

What's the latest on using Viramune and St johns Wart
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...for your question.St John's Wort should not be used with Nevirapine (Viramune) or any NNRTI, any Protease Inhibitor nor with Selzentry (maraviroc). St John's Wort will speed up liver metabolism of these medications so that they cannot maintain a... Read more »
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FAQs About Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...for people who can't deal with injection site reactions from taking Fuzeon? For frequently asked questions on other HIV/AIDS topics, click here . Read more »
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Pfizer HIV Drug Seems Safe for New Use -- FDA Staff

... On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration said Pfizer's HIV drug Selzentry appears to be "well tolerated" in patients with a certain variation of HIV-1 who have not yet begun taking medications. Selzentry, Read more »
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A Revolutionary New Way to Fight HIV/AIDS: CCR5 Inhibitors

...of the older classes of HIV drugs interferes with HIV's plans. Image from www.HIVwebstudy.org , a product of the Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center. How does HIV get inside your CD4 cells? Scientists have discovered that HIV first... Read more »
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Selzentry Labeling Includes New Warnings for People With Kidney Problems

... The CCR5 inhibitor Selzentry (Celsentri, maraviroc) should be used with caution by HIV-positive people with kidney problems, according to a U.S. Food and Read more »
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