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University of MinnesotaAZT (zidovudine) and Rescriptor (delavirdine) is unlikely to suppress HIV unless it is used with a third drug. This combination may be good if the viral load (HIV-RNA) is small and your CD4 count is high. In general, most guidelines (DHHS, IAS,... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastThe reason that this medication is not often mentioned is that it used very much anymore. It is easier to use nevirapine (Viramune) or efavirenz (Sustiva) in the NNRTI class. Rescriptor is 6 pills per day (3 - 200mg tablets twice daily) and competes... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeWith the information you provide, it's tough to know whether the NNRTI class is blown of not. If you are still <50 on the Rescriptor-Combivir regimen, and have remained so throughout your treatment, it may be possible to switch back to... Read more »
University of California Los Angeles School of MedicineDear Mark:Best to ask your doc directly what he or she has in mind, but my guess is that rescriptor (AKA delavirdine) is being used as a "booster" to raise the blood level of another drug in your cocktail. Some protease inhibitors can be... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousIs anyone taking this drug? Are you experiencing any side affects. I've only been taking it for a week and now I have a cold/allgery problem (watery eyes and nose). I don't know if it the medicine or just a normal cold/allgery.
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Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesIn fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousIts a fact some of positive people lie about their status before sex. If you are going to have sex BE SAFE! dont believe people if they tell you they are negative, they may not be. ALWAYS PRACTICE SAFE SEX!!!!! I hope we learned something here.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesWhat are the chances of catching hiv when:
You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »
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