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Viracept Side Effects

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Viracept Side Effects

Dr. Boyle,I am tiring of an endless effort to control Viracept-related diarreah. Nothing I take helps and the episiodes are up to 10 or more times per day. I've tried watching diet, Metamucil, etc.It's making my day-t0-day life so that I can hardly...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...hard to believe, unless there is a drug access problem, that nelfinavir is your only option, since many other PIs should be effective if Nelfinavir is still and option, and you should consider discussing a change with your doctor. Read more »

Viracept side effects

I started taking Viracept right after it was approved by the FDA in March. I am also on D4T and... Read more »

Switched: viracept to viramune because of side effects

I was on Combivire and Viracept for a year and the diareah and fat redistriution was so bad that I... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...$796.99 / month for 250 and 625 mg tablets Manufacturer contact: ViiV Healthcare, 1 (877) 844-8872 Potential side effects and toxicity: Most common include diarrhea (15-20% of patients), stomach discomfort, nausea, gas, weakness, and... Read more »

An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

...Contraindications Individuals should tell a doctor about any medical problems before taking this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, nelfinavir can cause some serious unwanted effects, including changes in body... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...What Is Nelfinavir? Who Should Take Nelfinavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Nelfinavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Nelfinavir React With Other Drugs? What Is Nelfinavir? Nelfinavir, also called Viracept, is a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...Drug name Drug class How many times a day the drug is usually taken Some of the side effects the drug may have We have also listed the drug makers and their Web address so you can... Read more »
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Viracept/Epivir/Videx side effects

Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 Replies
...I started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it? Thanks. Tim Read more »

does anyone else have a trouble with Viracept

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm 25 I have been living with HIV since June 5th 2001. I've been taking Trizivir and Viracept for the past 4 months. The side effects have been a major pain I just hope this isn't a sign of things to come!! 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 »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can anyone share any longer term side effects of treatment with viracept(more than 2 years)I went through some very slight initial diareaha(extremely mild and resolved quickly)But Read more »