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Nevirapine Dose

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thanks doc..nevirapine 2doses

hi doc,thank you for answering. While waiting for your answer I have kept up with PEP (and the nausea, bloated tummy, loose stools and headache) for the 16th day today. I'll stop it today. What I forgot to mention is that the doc I went to gave me...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...As far as PEP goes, any HAART combination is acceptable. The issue with nevirapine is that people with a normal CD4 cell count (such as yourself) are at increased risk of hepatic toxicity so it is better to use Read more »

STAVUDINE + LAMIVUDINE (STANDARD DOSES) + NEVIRAPINE (200 MG OD) FOR 2 WEEKS as suggested

I have not been on meds for 1 year now. My cd4/8 count was 897 yesterday though the kit for viral... Read more »

Nevirapine in babies

Hi,We are implementing a PMTCT programme since 2001. We haveintroduced Nevirapine in June 2002 and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Six-Month Delay in Onset of Nevirapine-Based Antiretroviral Therapy Can Prevent Drug Resistance Following Single-Dose Nevirapine During Labor, Study Says

... Delaying the start of a nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy by six months can prevent the development of drug resistance in HIV-positive women who took single-dose Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Nevirapine-Based Fixed-Dose Combination ARVs

...(greater or less than 60 kg). Unfortunately, it is not quite that simple in practice. Lead-In Dosing: Starter Packs Needed When nevirapine (NVP) is first started, it should be administered at half dose for the first 14 days, i.e. 200 mg once... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Time to Move On: More Questions About Single-Dose Nevirapine

...cost effectiveness analysis published in the August 20, 2004, edition of AIDS reports that the efficacy of the single-dose nevirapine regimen for reducing mother-to-child transmission in a field setting is much lower than desired and despite... Read more »
Project Inform

Project Inform Statement Regarding the Use of Single-Dose Nevirapine to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

...Articles from the Associated Press (AP) and other media sources appear to raise serious questions about the use of single-dose nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in resource poor countries. Although there is no new... Read more »
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PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
...becasue of all the side effects. Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three: Indinavir Sulfate: every 8 hours Nevirapine: Every 12 hours Abacavir Sulfate: Twice a day Wanted to make sure if there are the right ones. Any feed... Read more »

U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
...Reuters 1/4/01 Atlanta -- Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, Read more »

I'm taking my treatment into my own hands now

Posted by taurusthecat, 5 Replies
I'm not happy. I have been asking my doctor for ages if I can go on some kind of HIV drug therapy and I keep getting stalled. I've been pos for 8 years and over time my energy levels have gone down and down, my body is just fighting this virus as it... Read more »

hiv+ Moms w/child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, What medication has the dr put you on? How do you feel? Do you take your medication regularly? How much risk is there in having a baby? I like to thank you all for your replys in advance!! Read more »