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An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

... FOS-am-pren-a-veer Brand Name: Lexiva Other Name(s): Fosamprenavir calcium, GW 433908, GW433908, Telzir, VX 175, f-APV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Fosamprenavir, also known as Lexiva, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs work by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself.
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Viread/Emtriva/Norvir/Telzir as first line treatment?

Hello, a friend of mine with a VL of about 400,000 and about 200 CD4s was suggested the following first line treatment: Tenofovir, Emtricitabin, Ritonavir and Fosamprenavir. I wonder whether this makes sense since the gold standard is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...on boosted PIs instead of NNRTIs-- this is generally because the newest PIs, atazanavir (Reyataz) and fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir) are much easier to take (fewer pills, less side effects and no diet restriction for fosamprenavir) yet still have... Read more »

Switching to Lexiva/Telzir, Norvir and Truvada

...blood lipid levels and without the "nasty" AZT part of combivir.He suggested to switch to an even better combination: Lexiva/Telzir, Norvir and Truvada, that can also be taken once daily like Reyataz.But now I've read that only treatment-naive...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post and kind words.With the arrivals of atazanavir (Reyataz) and fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir), we're seeing a resurgence in the use of first-line protease inhibitors.The proposed regimen of fosamprenavir/ritonavir with Read more »

muscle and bone pain

...dear doctor,thank you for answering this question. I am on treatment: morning telzir/norvir, emtriva and viread. Evening: telzir/norvir. Also I take coversyl for my blood pressure. But since 6 months I have terrible...pains so much I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You need to have a through clinical evaluation to assess more precisely whether bones, muscles, or joints are the site of the pain. Labs and sometime X-ray evaluation may also be needed. Fosamprenavir rarely causes bone/muscle pain (also true of the... Read more »

Changeover to Etravirine

...Hi, I am about to change my regime from Truvada and Telzir to Truvada and Intelence. I was told that I can do a straight switch, but I note from the information on Intelence that the Telzir/fosamprenavir
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Though there is concern about somewhat unpredictable interactions between fosamprenavir and etravirine when used together. For a simple switch from one to another I would be less concerned (I would be concerned if your viral load is not undetectable... Read more »
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Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

...Fosamprenavir is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Lexiva TM . In some countries, it is called Telzir. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Fosamprenavir is a pro-drug. The drug you swallow is not active against... Read more »
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Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

...parte del tratamiento antiviral. También se conoce como Lexiva TM y lo fabrica ViiV Healthcare. En algunos países se llama Telzir. Fosamprenavir es una prodroga, es decir que el medicamento que usted toma no es activo contra el VIH. Una vez... Read more »
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Drug Names and Manufacturers

...LPV Abbott & generic 2003 Atazanavir Reyataz ®™ ATV Bristol-Myers Squibb 2003 Fosamprenavir Lexiva ®™ , Telzir FPV ViiV Healthcare 2005 Tipranavir Aptivus TPV Boehringer Ingelheim 2006 Darunavir Prezista DRV ... Read more »
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FAQs About Intelence (Etravirine) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...I'm resistant to, for Intelence? I have previous resistance to NNRTIs and will be switching from Lexiva (fosamprenavir, Telzir) and Truvada to Intelence and Truvada. Does that sound like a good plan? Side Effects I developed a rash... Read more »