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Increase of Reyataz dosing

Dear DoctorWrote to you a number of times over the past few months, but here's sum up of my situation.I'm on Truvada, Reyataz and Norvir, been undetectable for about nine months with CD4 rising from 11% to 28% in this timeframe. Since May my VL has...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...However, the ritonavir should be accomplishing the increase for the reyataz with your current dose. In many studies raising the PI dose didn't change the viral load much. Another possibility is to change to another ritonavir boosted PI like... Read more »

Re: Increase of Reyataz dosing

...with your current dose. In many studies raising the PI dose didn't change the viral load much.... Read more »

isentress or 2 pi?

Do you think a starting regime (without having results of resistance) with isentress plus truvada... Read more »
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Among Patients on Boosted-PI Regimens, Dose Staggering and Selective Non-Adherence to Ritonavir Is Relatively Common

...the patients. We also looked at dose staggering: taking the dose of ritonavir more than four hours apart from the boosted PI dose. [Both doses] are supposed to be taken simultaneously; there might be pharmacokinetic consequences of taking them... 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 or five 250 mg tablets twice daily with food. Take missed dose as soon as possible,... Read more »
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Norvir

Common Name: ritonavir Brand Name: Norvir Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: New 100 mg tablets that don't require refrigeration became available as PA went to press (photo not available); must be taken with a... Read more »
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Invirase

Common Name: saquinavir Brand Name: Invirase Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Two 500 mg film-coated tablets with 100 mg Norvir two times a day with food, or within two hours after a meal. Must be taken with... Read more »
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PI Monotherapy advice

Posted by logopolis, 2 Replies
Admin OptionsEdit Discussion Close Discussion Edit Your Tags Cancel Delete Discussion Hi, My partner has been asked to take part in a clinical trial - Protease Inhibitor monotherapy versus Triple Therapy. Just gathering some info before he... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
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 »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Friday approved the use of a new HIV drug, made by Johnson & Johnson <JNJ.N>, in combination with related therapies to help treat patients who do not first improve with other... Read more »