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Lexiva

Brand name: Lexiva Generic name: lopinavir/fosamprenavir calcium (fosamprenavir), or FPV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $947.12/month for 60 tablets;$133.20 for 225 mL oral suspension (50 mg/mL) Standard Dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg or two 100 mg Norvir, both once daily; or two 700 mg tablets...
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simple lexiva vs. norvir boosted lexiva

I just switched to a combo of Truvada and Lexiva. I made the switch from Kaletra, Viread, and Epivir. I was having problems with bone necrosis and extremely high cholesterol... & trigylcerides. From what I've read here it seems that...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
virologic suppression on the boosted regimen to unboosted Reyataz are being awaited. In your case, the success of your unboosted Lexiva regimen in large part depends on any prior PI resistance that you might have and any prior nucleoside... Read more »

LEXIVA and REYATAZ - lypo issues?

How lypo-friendly is LEXIVA and REYATAZ?For those of us who cannot take an NNRTI, what other main lypo friendly meds are there?When will the newer NNRTI...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
at Duke, myself and a group of great collaborators across the US are doing looking at the metabolic changes that occur with Lexiva when combined with either 100 or 200 mg of Norvir. Stay tuned.Whether Kaletra causes major body shape changes is not... Read more »

Lexiva

Recently I switched from Kaletra/Truvada to Lexiva/Norvir and Truvada. My ID doc wants me to dose with 700mg Lexiva + 100mg Norvir in the morning, followed by 700 mg of Lexiva...indicates that there are successful studies using this routine. Any...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your postThe use of 100 mg ritonavir (Norvir) with 1400 mg fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir) is indeed FDA approved for first-line use. There are a number of studies that support this dosing, though for simplicity,... Read more »

if resistant to amprenavir-am i resistant lexiva

Hello- i am curious if I am currently resistant to amprenavir- would I also be resistant to the newer formulation of lexvia? ...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
Yes, a patient who is resistant to amprenavir is most likely also resistant to fos-amprenavir or Lexiva.That may not be the end of the story, however. You didn't mention by what test you were found to be resistant to amprenavir,... Read more »
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Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir
Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be... Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please help! Send me IM. Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please help! Send me IM. Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun, 1 Reply
I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please help! Send me IM. Read more »