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Maraviroc Side Effects

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Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

What Is Maraviroc? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Maraviroc Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With OtherDrugs? The Bottom Line What Is Maraviroc? Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US and Celsentri elsewhere) was formerly known as UK 427,857. It is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Maraviroc is the first "attachment inhibitor" drug. When HIV...
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Dr. Henry: Thanks for you previous reply to my May 8 message ("Truvada/Isentress Regimen").I am really struggling with all of this and need your input.All of my testing/meds data is in the prior May 8 message.My latest CD4 is 510:33%...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The clinical value/relevance of the CPE index remains unclear to me. There is a test that can be done on blood cells (DNA) that can evalaute CCR5 tropism is many patients who have undetectable virus (available through visible genetics). Little... Read more »

Maraviroc, Isentress & Atripla?

It is time to change meds. My t-cells are down to 203 (12%) but I have a low, but measurable viral load (500 or so). I have the 69-insertion mutation, so nuks don't work - but I am sensitive to all other classes. I also am CCR5- tropic. I...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Auchhh some how this story is not adding up well. If you have never taking a PI or an NNRTI, I assume that you were treated in the past only with nucleosides! That was not an acceptable treatment. If you developed the insertion 69, I also have to... Read more »

Maraviroc study or not?

Hi Dr. Daar, Thank you in advance for your time and energy for this site! I am a long term surviver, (21 years) and very drug experienced. I have reached another cross roads in my HIV journey. I have just completed the tests to see if I am R5...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I will start by making some general comments and then specifics regarding your situation. Anytime someone is "failing" their antiretroviral treatment it is worth defining whether that is because their viral load has rebounded, because... Read more »

Maraviroc resistance?

Hi, Carol. In May 2007 I will have completed a 96 week maraviroc study, and all I can say is that this drug is miraculous. But have you heard any buzz about developing a resistance to it? I don't get a lot of info from the study's...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
Hi RLT,I am unaware of current resistance data on mavaroic. There is a resistance expert on this web site and I recommend we ask him this question. His name is Renslow Sherer. I will post your question to him. I am anxious to hear his response... Read more »
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Eviplera and Maraviroc Side Effects

Posted by philfromoz, 1 Reply
Is Eviplera and Complera the same thing? Anyway I'm taking it and Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US and Celsentri elsewhere). I have been on Eviplera for 12 months and the Maraviroc was added in January. I have no idea why something wasn't working or... Read more »

Entry Inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know anything about the new entry inhibitors? I think Pfizer and Schering both have drugs in development. Should we be hopeful? Read more »

chicago,il. Alguien sabe de alguna cura para vih?

Posted by adriana, 3 Replies
hola, mi nombre es adriana y auque tengo viviendo con el virus 4 anios en realidad no tengo mucha informacion creo q por no querer pensar demaciado en este virus lo hice a un lado, claro sin dejar de cuidarme.
me gustaria saber si alguien de ustedes... Read more »

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