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Selzentry

Brand name: Selzentry Generic name: maraviroc, T-20, or MVC Class: CCR5 antagonist (a type of entry inhibitor) Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $1,199.84/month for 150 mg or 300 mg tablets Standard Dose: Available in 150 mg and 300 mg tablets. Can be taken with or without food, with no dietary restrictions. The recommended dose varies, depending on other medications the patient is...
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RE: Selzentry with thorazine (May 23,2013)

Dear Dr. Thanks so much for answering my questions. My son's virus is not undetectable on the complera. It hasn't been from the start. He is a long term survivor. We chose complera to reduce side effects of diarrhea and nervousness from...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
etravirine generally has higher barrier to resistance than the rilpivirine but its activity can be predicted by a genotypic analysis of the virus recovered while on the Complera. Data is limited regarding use of high dose Thorazine with either... Read more »

Re: Selzentry with Thorazine (June 21,2013)

Dear Dr. Henry, You are greatly appreciated. Since the resistance test shows that truvada would fall in the resistance category, are you saying that we should still use it in his regimen? Also, he is resistant to etravirine. We are waiting for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I think that if maraviroc is active that the r/darunavir + dolutegravir + maraviroc should work--the Truvada is optional (often included but recent ACTG study suggested that it often can be omitted from regiment---clinical experience doing that is... Read more »

RE: Thorazine with Selzentry

Hello Dr. Henry, You have been such a great help in the past. My son started the regimen of Norvir/prezista, Isentress, and Selzentry 5 weeks ago. He takes lorazepam and thorazine for complex PTSD for the molestation that caused AIDS 19 years ago....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would try to access the recently approved dolutegravir ASAP when available at the pharmacy to use instead of raltegravir as a good approach to this challenging situation. KH... Read more »

follow up about Selzentry and Isentress

Dear Dr McGowan,Hi! This is Felicia again. Thanks for answering. I wanted to clarify that I have never been on treatment until 2 years ago = the only drugs I have taken are Kaletra and Truvada for 2 years now. Also, I have taken the tropism test...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Felicia, one thing you should look into is the Co-pay coverage cards that are avaialable from the manufacturers for most of the ARVs. Some cover up to $400 per month in co-pays. This may help you stay on your regimen. Ask your pharmacist or... Read more »
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Isentress,reyataz, selzentry ,horrible bladder/ colon/ joint pains

Posted by Ginger35, 1 Reply
Been on the first 2 meds 3 years was having mild cramps and colon problems ocational head acks, then lil over year ago added the selzentry , numbers got better but I started feeling worse , bladder feels like have pee all the time even if don't,... Read more »

HALF DOSING MY MEDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello All !! I want to tell everyone that I started taking half of the prescribed doses of my meds about 2 years ago. My T cells remain High (570) and my V load is still undetectable..
I am on viramune,ziagen and zerit. I had an uncle who died... Read more »

dosing schedule adjustment

Posted by pozartistsd, 1 Reply
hey all you experts out there! I think i may know the answer to this but would like to get some input:

I currently take my meds (Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir) once a day. I take them at 9am (with breakfast, not that you need to know that ) I would like... Read more »

Skipping Doses

Posted by chrisnxs, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, can someone please elaborate on the severity of skipping meds? My bf is positive and has been on meds for about a year. He's on my insurance and it kills the price down to a point where he can get his meds pretty easily. I discovered... Read more »