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Can Fuzeon Help Me

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Fuzeon Help

Dear Dr.I am thirty seven years of age and have been in the fight against HIV for the past few years. As of the past eighteen months my regiment is Invirase 2 x 2 per day, Kaletra 3x 2 per day and Fuzeon injections 1 x 2 per day. My first problem is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...numbers don't improve things, another approach would be to use the lopinavir/ritonavir elixir (liquid).The enfuvirtide (T20, Fuzeon) issues are more problematic; injection site reactions (ISRs) are not uncommon and the needles can be another... Read more »

help for fuzeon swellings?

I have been on Fuzeon for a month. For the first two weeks I did not get injection site reactions... Read more »

follow up on Help for Fuzeon swellings

Thank you very much for your response, Dr Henry. (You write, "No one approach helps all--use of a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Support Program Helps Fuzeon Patients

...last month to learn about Nurse Connections, a free nationwide home-based education and support program for HIV patients taking Fuzeon. Nurse Connections, sponsored by Roche Pharmaceuticals, aims to help patients learn how to administer the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Fuzeon

... Common Name: enfuvirtide or T-20 Brand Name: Fuzeon Class: HIV fusion inhibitor (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: One subcutaneous (under the skin) injection Read more »
The Body

Conclusion: Fuzeon's Role in Treatment

... This material was developed independently through an unrestricted educational grant from Trimeris. Remember that Fuzeon is, ultimately, not a whole lot different from the HIV medications that came before it. Although it works differently than... Read more »
The Body

Learn More About Fuzeon

...This material was developed independently through an unrestricted educational grant from Trimeris. To find out more about Fuzeon, including details on how to prepare and inject it, there are many support tools available from both the... Read more »
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ISR's w/T-20 Fuzeon suck

Posted by Scoot2Bfree, 3 Replies
It's a total pisser when you run out of spaces for injections. Have lipoatropahy, no body fat, ISR's are horrible but Dr's say last option as it's salvage therapy. Doing the Tibotec Duet TMC 125 NNRTI with/possible TMC 114 NRTI (placebo trial) thing... Read more »

Question about flying with Fuzeon and needles

Posted by rickincattco, 2 Replies
...I would like to hear about peoples experiences with flying with Fuzeon viles and needles. With the events of last week I am wondering if any of those experiences will get worse. I am planning a trip Read more »

new to Fuzeon

Posted by Tscotty, 4 Replies
...go through - I saw "the" lab results indicating my complete resistance to every drug I have taken. Thursday I gave my first fuzeon injection -it sure was a scene. I actually did ok until I carried all that stuff into the house, set up my little... Read more »

New Fuzeon needles

Posted by Monchhichi
...Just wanting to se what everyone who is on Fuzeon thinks of the new needles that are being supplied with the kit. Do you like them better or not? I know I personally do not Read more »