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Viracept Dosages

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Optimum dosage with Ratonavir and Viracept

DR. Gallant: I have read that Viracept is increased in absorption rate by1000% when taken with Ratonavir. I want to be astudy unto myself and if I were to start this regemine and I am currentlytaking 400mg. of Ratonavir, what would be theoptimum...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...Studies are being planned to test the combination of nelfinavir (Viracept) and ritonavir (Norvir). Nelfinavir doses of 500 to 750 mg twice daily will probably be used. But if you are going to be a Read more »


Thank you very much for this excellent service.I am currently taking Truvada once per day, along... Read more »


Hi guys,I am taking Viracept + Combivir twice a day (morning/evening) as PEP right now. In the... Read more »
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...was approved for use in combination with other antiretroviral drugs in the treatment of HIV infection in 1997. In 2003, the dosage formulation of nelfinavir was simplified to two tablets twice daily. The level of drug in the bloodstream was... Read more »

An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

...children. This medicine does not cure HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Nelfinavir comes in tablet and powder form and is taken by mouth with food. Nelfinavir... Read more »
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...adjustment with Reyataz. Rescriptor, Crixivan, Norvir, Viracept, and Kaletra all significantly increase Invirase's concentrations. No dosage change when taken with Kaletra. Do not take with Tambocor (flecainide), Rythmol (propafenone), Biaxin... Read more »
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Nelfinavir (Viracept)

... What Are the Side Effects? How Does Nelfinavir React With Other Drugs? What Is Nelfinavir? Nelfinavir, also called Viracept, is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Nelfinavir is a... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Viracept and Combivir for 10 years?

Posted by flyboy101, 2 Replies
...I have a questions. I have been positive for 15 years. Have been on Viracept and Combivir for 10 years and my Tcells are over 1400 and non detectable virial load for 10 years. I just read Dr. Wohl's post Read more »

advice please

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the beginning symptoms of lipodystrophy and have now put in an order for Serostim to attempt to combat this. My question is dosage. My doctor suggested starting at 3mg for about a week and then going to 6mg for the next 5 weeks. Is this too much?... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous considered. Before this complex regimen is started, the patient should be counseled that interrupting therapy or reducing dosages can lead to viral resistance that is not reversible. Every effort should be made to choose a regimen that is... Read more »