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An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

...that nelfinavir is now safe for use in all patient populations including pregnant females and children. This medicine does not cure HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Nelfinavir comes in tablet and powder form and is taken by mouth with food. Nelfinavir powder may be mixed with water, milk, formula, soy milk, and other dairy foods, such as pudding or ice...
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magnetic couple, Post Exposure Prophylaxis

Hi Doctors, First of all: thanks for all your wise words, it's great to feel cared about.I'm the HIV positive half of a magnetic couple. We have a very strong, dedicated relation and can handle a lot, so the following is not putting us down, but...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting and your English is excellent. Although Combivir and Viracept would not be my first choice for PEP, there is nothing wrong with it. I take that back - there is something wrong with it AZT causes nausea more commonly... Read more »

magnetic couple, PEP questions after condom rupture

Hi Doctor Bob, First of all: thanks for all your wise words, it's great to feel cared about.I'm the HIV positive half of a magnetic couple. We have a very strong, dedicated relation and can handle a lot, so the following is not putting us down, but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello X and X,Viracept has fallen out of favor in the U.S. for several reasons involving tolerability, convenience and potency. Similarly, AZT + 3TC is no longer the number-one choice of many HIV specialists here, due to the issues you mention side... Read more »

About Viracept(Nelfinavir).

Can you please introduce the new protease inhibitor Viracept(Nelfinavir)? I would like to know moreabout it. What is the dosage? What are some of its side effects? How does it affect CD4 cell count andviral load?
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...Nelfinavir (Viracept) is the fourth protease inhibitor to be approved by the FDA. The dose is 750 mg (three 250 mg capsules) three times Read more »

Truvada-Viracept

Thank you very much for this excellent service.I am currently taking Truvada once per day, along with 250 mg (1 pill) of Viracept twice per day. Is this a normal and effective combination? I have read that the usual dosage for Viracept is 1,250 mg,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Your dose of nelfinavir (Viracept) is way too low. You're correct in that the dose should be 1250 mg twice daily. I'd get this corrected as soon as Read more »
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Viracept

... Common Name: nelfinavir Brand Name: Viracept Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 1,250 mg taken as either two 625 mg tablets Read more »
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An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

...medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Lopinavir/ritonavir comes in tablet and oral solution forms and is taken by mouth. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

... What Is Nelfinavir? Who Should Take Nelfinavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Nelfinavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...health care provider has prescribed for you, and when and how to take each dose. Kaletra is approved for use by children. Their dosage is based on their body weight. Kaletra tablets should be kept at room temperature. They are not sensitive to... Read more »
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Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

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...be considered. Before this complex regimen is started, the patient should be counseled that interrupting therapy or reducing dosages can lead to viral resistance that is not reversible. Every effort should be made to choose a regimen that is... Read more »