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Isentress Dose

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Isentress (Raltegravir): Pediatric Dosing Recommendations and 2 Chewable Tablet Formulations for Pediatric Dosing

On December 21, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration approved dosing recommendations for Isentress (raltegravir) for pediatric patients ages 2 to 18 years and weighing at least 10 kg. In addition a 100 mg scored chewable tablet and 25 mg chewable... Read more »
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Isentress

Brand name: Isentress Generic name: raltegravir, or RAL Class: Integrase inhibitor (integrase strand transfer inhibitor, or INSTI) Manufacturer: Merck and Co., www.isentress.com , (800) 622-4477 AWP: $1,171.31/month Standard Dose: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Merck's HIV Drug Isentress Fails Once-a-Day Study

Taking the HIV drug Isentress once a day is not as effective as the standard twice-daily regimen, reported drug manufacturer Merck & Co. Based on these initial results, Merck is suspending the Phase III trial of once-daily dosing. Isentress is... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Missing one dose of Isentress

hi Dr. I woke up this morning and realized that I forgot to take my Isentress last night. Will this cause any problem if I missed a dose? Thank you for your help....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question. I am glad you are focusing attention to taking your doses on time. It is good to be on top of it. A single missed dose should not be much to worry about...we are all human. If it becomes a pattern that can be a problem.... Read more »

Isentress Once A Day Dosing In Europe?

You recently responded to a question by stating about Isentress/Truvada that: "The data looked very good for taking both of these together once daily in clinical trials and this once daily combination has been approved recently in...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
My bad. Not approved yet.... Read more »

isentress and truvada first dose.

First dose tonight and i made mistake and took 2 isentres instead off 1 and 1 truvada. Is this ok.? I called the fellow and he said it is ok. I'm just nervous ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.It's ok. Just continue on the regular dosing schedule. A single first double dose, while not perfect, shouldn't have any negative impact.Be well,BY... Read more »

Single v. Twice a Day Dose; Isentress/Truvada

I am on the trial for the single vs. twice a day dosing for Isentress/Truvada. I am undetectable and my latest numbers at the end of October were 544 at 23.1% after 11 months of therapy, which puts me right at the threshold for what is supposed to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post and participation in the clinical trial.To my knowledge, there has been no early release of information from the once- vs twice-daily raltegravir (Isentress) study. My best hunch is that the medication will likely... Read more »
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Isentress in hiv negative woman

Posted by Samantha, 2 Replies
Hello.. I'm HIV negative, but I'm considering enrolling in a study that uses Isentress to determine: if twice daily dose of raltegravir results in drug concentration levels in the female genital tract that are sufficient enough to block HIV-1... Read more »

isentress and truvada

Posted by anfan4, 2 Replies
im been on isentress and truvada for month and half and notice increased in blood pressure and any else had this problem. Will isentress cause this problem. Read more »

Isentress Drug - Side Effects?? HELP

Posted by design36, 1 Reply
I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? How long... Read more »

Isentress & Side Effects

Posted by design36, 3 Replies
I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? How long... Read more »