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Selzentry Side Effects

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Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

What Is Maraviroc? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Maraviroc Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With OtherDrugs? The Bottom Line What Is Maraviroc? Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US and Celsentri elsewhere) was formerly known as UK 427,857. It is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Maraviroc is the first "attachment inhibitor" drug. When HIV...
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Selzentry side effects

I currently take 600mg Selzentry twice a day along with Sustiva and Epzicom. I have had 3 years of headache and think it might be from Selzentry. But my question is this: I had disseminated histoplasmosis in 2002, and by taking Selzentry and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not aware of any signal for a concern about maraviroc and increased risk for histoplasmosis. If any reader knows of a reference or has a personal view on the matter please post. KH... Read more »

Question about Selzentry's side effects?

`My doctor wants to put me on Selzentry/Celsentri. He says that he has had very good immunological responses in his patients, compared with other drugs. Initially I would be on Truvada, Isentress, and Selzentry, but then after a few months of being...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Hello Thank you for your questions.The use of Selzentry (or Maraviroc) is a novel approach to treat HIV infection. There are ongoing discussions about using this drug as part of an initial regimen to treat HIV infection. Before one can use this... Read more »

Selzentry with Thorazine

Can you please tell me how the selzentry will affect thorazine. My son can only take thorazine. We are out of all options with psychiatric drugs. He needs a med change, and we are waiting for test results on selzentry. We have had such bad...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing and for your dedication in assisting your son. The literature states there are possible interactions with maraviroc (Selzentry) and chlorpromazine (thorazine) due to an impact on a liver enzyme both drugs utilize. This can... Read more »


I have been positive for well over 20 years. After being on saquinivir (later Invirase) since 1996, I had no viral load until after a kidney transplant. At that point, it was determined which drugs I was resistent. I was put on Selzentry, Sustiva,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I rarely use efavirenz with boosted protease inhibitors due to concern about drug interactions and excessive drug side effects. Selzentry (maraviroc) as you note has not been associated with clear increased risk for peripheral neuropathy. Options... 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 »

Eviplera and Maraviroc Side Effects

Posted by philfromoz, 1 Reply
Is Eviplera and Complera the same thing? Anyway I'm taking it and Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US and Celsentri elsewhere). I have been on Eviplera for 12 months and the Maraviroc was added in January. I have no idea why something wasn't working or... Read more »