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Can Darunavir Help Me

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Dr.KHI been on Kaletra and Trvada since July 2008 , now my virus is CD4 is 604 and VL is undetectable. I take 2 Kaletra and 1 Truvada in the mornings after breakfast and 2 kaletra around 10pm -I don't get that much diarrhea but sometimes after 1 or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For some patients a switch to an alternative protease inhibitor such as boosted atazanavir or darunavir might help with loose stools. Calcium supplements, increased fiber intake, increase in lactobacilli (yogurt or macrobiotics) may variably help... Read more »

Darunavir Cross Resistance

35yo male, healthy, HIV positive (VL stable over the last years @ 25k, CD4 has always been between... Read more »

aptivus side effects

Hi Iam curently on the combo.of500mg./aptivus2daily, didanasone400mg.1day, norvir200mg2day and... Read more »
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An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): TMC 114, TMC114 Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Darunavir, also known as Prezista or TMC114, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). Darunavir... Read more »
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HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

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 »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »