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Prezista Dosing

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Once-Daily Prezista Dosing for Treatment-Experienced Adults

On December 13, 2010, FDA approved new labeling for Prezista (darunavir) to include a once daily dosing for treatment-experienced adult patients with no darunavir resistance associated substitutions. The major revisions to the package insert are... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New 75 mg Prezista Tablet and Corresponding Pediatric Dosing Information Approved

On December 18, 2008 FDA approved new pediatric dosing recommendations for a new 75 mg Prezista (darunavir) tablet formulation for patients from 6 to less than 18 years of age. Section 1 Indications and Usage, Section 2 Dosage and Administration,... Read more »
Project Inform

For Some, Taking Prezista Once a Day Is Enough

In 2010, the FDA approved a change in the dosing for Prezista (darunavir) for people who have been on HIV treatment before. This could possibly help people take their regimens on schedule every day. However, the dosing change should not be attempted... Read more »
Ask the Experts

missed prezista/norvir dose

Hi Drs,I am on Truvada+Prezista/Norvir since 5 months ago and currently (June) vl is undetectable and CD4 288 (after being up to 332 after just 2 months on meds??). However yesterday I took my Truvada dose just after waking up, but forgot to take...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Adherence is a very important aspect to the success of treatment. We typically strive to achieve 95% adherence. If you've only missed one dose in 5 months (or 1 in ~150), your adherence level is... Read more »

Prezista Underdosing

Hi I recently seroconverted, and my doctor prescribed for me Prezista 300mg BID instead of 600mg BID. I took this for almost a month until I realized what had happened. What sorts of problems can this lead to? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.I hope that your doctor prescribed ritonavir (Norvir) with your darunavir (Prezista). Your dosing is clearly under the recommended level- fortunately it might not be as bad as it could be. There is substantial evidence that... Read more »

Can I change my Prezista schedule without probems

I've been on meds for over 10 years. My viral load is undectable and my t-cells hover around 700. My cocktail since 2007 has been: Prezista and Norvir twice daily and Epzicom once a day. I had some bad side effects from earlier regimens; but...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,If you don't have a protease inhibitor-resistant HIV, then your Prezista could be dosed once daily. There's no clear reason in this setting to switch your medications to get to that once daily goal.Hope that's helpful, but feel... Read more »

In Reference to taking 900mg prezista

I had asked if it is ok for me to be taking 900mg prezista since only 300mg is available and you had said it is not the preferred dosage, would it be much better for me to take 600mg prezista /100mg ritonavir twice a day? Another question is that,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.With regard to the Prezista dosing, I don't think that there's a wrong approach. Either 900 mg/100 mg once daily or 600 mg/100 mg twice daily would both... Read more »
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Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo:

Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus
Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus
Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg respectively.

I take this combo... 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 »

Prezista ,truvada norvir

Posted by dayleth, 1 Reply
Alguien Esta tomando este combo? Estaba en reyataz anteriormente y me cambiaron a prezista, Si alguien Esta en este regimen Por favor cuales han sido Los resultados positivos o negativos,me dio una infeccion y temo que Sean Mis defensas bajas.... Read more »


Posted by dayleth, 2 Replies