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An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...in adults and children. It has also been used for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. 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 Nevirapine comes in tablet and oral suspension form and is taken by mouth. Recommended Daily Dose The recommended dose of nevirapine is 200 mg once a day for the first 14 days, then 200 mg...
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Change of med

Hi Dr henry,I am on haart for nearly 2 years(combivir+ nevirapine) twice daily. currently my CD4 is 323, up from 64 two years back. But i am experiencing muscle and fat loss on my cheek, limb n hip area. Therefore doctor changed the combination to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your dosing sounds reasonable though depends on actual mg in pills you are using. Tenofovir rarely would cause heart/twitching side effects (usually very well tolerated drug). Any benefit regarding regaining lost fat would occur very slowly. KH Read more »

Second opinion

Dear Dr BobI am a 32 year old hiv + male from the UK. I started treatment in March of this year and my specialist has put me on a regime of truvada and nevirapine (Viramune). Initially I was taking my truvada and one 200mg nevirapine in the morning...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Dave,I would agree that going back to twice-a-day dosing might be problematic for you, because your evenings are "so haphazard." Consequently this is not a good option. I would also be reluctant to increase your morning Viramune dose to 600.... Read more »

Lowering Dosage

I am on a regime of 1 truvada and four kaletra a day. The kaletra is causing horrific diarrhea. Would it be harmful to lower the kaletra to 2 pills once and then still take the truvada?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...recommended (too low a dose). Switching the Kaletra to another boosted PI (such as atazanavir or darunavir), a NNRTI (such as nevirapine or efavirenz), or raltegravir may be worth considering depending on past treatment history/resistance status... Read more »

nevirapine overdose??

Hi I took nevirapine adn vircomb(lamivudine +zidovuidine)twice dailyand tonight i took two nevirapine tablets instead of one and another one vircomb.when I realized my mistake I took vircomb again. What I read from nevirpane bottle it said dosage...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Generally a single extra dose of an HIV medication will not result in any significant problems. Read more »
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An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

...treatment-naive patients is necessary when lopinavir/ritonavir tablets are administered as part of a twice-daily regimen with efavirenz, nevirapine, amprenavir, fosamprenavir, or nelfinavir. A dose increase should also be considered when... Read more »
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Nevirapine (Viramune)

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

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...headache and insomnia Etravirine (Intelence) 4 (100 mg, 2, 2x/day) Take after a meal Rash, nausea, abdominal pain   Nevirapine (Viramune) 1 (200 mg; 1, 1x/day for the first two weeks) then 2 (200 mg; 1, 2x/day) No food... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...approved in May of 2002 and showed enhanced activity against fluconazole-resistant candidiasis. Based on clinical trial data, dosage requirements are 200 mg twice daily or 3-6 mg/kg intravenously every 12 hours. Another drug called caspofungin... Read more »
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Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
...HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments: Nevirapine 200 mg - once a day Lamivudine 150 mg - twice a day Stavudine 30 mg - twice a day After another blood test... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

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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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