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Adverse Reaction To Prezista

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Adverse Reaction to Topical Testosterone

My doctor had prescribed a topical testosterone product for me as my free testosterone levels were low. Shortly there after I broke out in hives and acne. Well, I stopped the testosterone a week and a half ago and the acne is going away but, the...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
You may have had an allergic reaction to the patch and it may take sometime for all of the causative agent to be eliminated. There are effective ways to blunt allergic reactions (including oral steroids) and if you are still having problems you... Read more »

adverse reaction to HIV meds

On 2-5-03 the doctor I was working with stuck me with an HIV+ needle. The doctors I was sent to... Read more »

Managing gastric adverse reactions. JB

Dear Doctors I am a young patient on HAART since 4 years.When I began therapy it was fine but... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Once-Daily Prezista Dosing for Treatment-Experienced Adults

...feasible, Prezista/ritonavir 600/100 mg twice daily dosing is recommended. The following statement was added to section 6 -- ADVERSE REACTIONS: The overall safety profile of PREZISTA/ritonavir 800/100 mg once daily and PREZISTA/ritonavir... Read more »
Tibotec Therapeutics

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Labeling Update for Prezista to Include 96-Week Data in HIV-1 Infected Adult Patients

...that: 78 percent of patients in the Prezista/r arm reached an undetectable viral load ( The most common treatment-related adverse reactions (greater or equal to 5 percent) of grade 2-4 among patients in the Prezista/r arm vs. lopinavir/r arm... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New 75 mg Prezista Tablet and Corresponding Pediatric Dosing Information Approved

...equivalent to 75 mg of darunavir per tablet. Each tablet is debossed with “75” on oneside and “TMC” on the other side. 6 Adverse Reactions 6.6 Clinical Trials Experience: Treatment-Experienced Pediatric Patients PREZISTA/rtv has... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Updates to Prezista (Darunavir) Tablets Labeling

...PHARMACOLOGY section to include data from 6 pharmacokinetic, drug interaction Phase 1 trials, and to the WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS AND ADVERSE REACTIONS sections of the package insert to include hepatotoxicity information. Other updates include those... Read more »
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Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...Hi all, my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. Read more »

Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
...I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg Read more »

HIV and the brain - update

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
My neurologist at UCLA, Dr. Elyse Singer, has been warning since the mid 1990's that HIV's effect on the brain and nervous systems was a ticking timebomb. The meds never completely eradicate the virus from the body and never effectively cross the... Read more »