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Brand name: Prezista Generic name: darunavir, or DRV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: Janssen Therapeutics, , (877) JANSSEN (526-7736) AWP: $1,271.09/month for 600 mg tablets; $1,482.99 for 400 mg tablets Standard Dose: 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) with 100 mg Norvir once daily with food for first-time therapy and treatment-experienced adults without Prezista-related HIV resistance, or 600 mg (one 600...
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From reyataz to Prezista

Hi Doctor, My doctor want to switch from reyataz to prezista due to the yellowing of my eyes and skin, he is afraid that I stop the meds because of side effect w/o asking him. I would never do something like that but he still want to do the change....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.No need to be nervous. Both Reyataz (atazanavir) and Prezista (darunavir) are highly recommended first-line HIV protease inhibitors. If the yellowing of the eyes and skin are problematic, a switch from on to the other... Read more »


Hello Doctor Young,I started prezista a week ago , previous regimen (reyataz,truvada,norvir) but they switch reyataz to prezista because of Jaundice was bothering me too much. I am doing well on prezista the only thing is that since I stared I feel...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Dizziness isn't a typical side effect of Prezista. I'd wonder if taking your medications at bedtime might help (if you're not already doing it), since there's a better chance that you'd sleep... Read more »

switching times for prezista,norvir,truvada

Hi. I'm currently on Prezista, Norvir, Truvada, and I'm taking all 4 of them once a day (at night). I would like to start taking them at breakfast, hoping this will stop the weight gain. Will this help me lose weight (not having a 4th...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Should be OK to simply switch all drugs at once to breakfast meal. KH... Read more »

Taking with food (Norvir, Prezista, Truvada)

Hi from Slovenia!I'm starting with Norvir, Prezista and Truvada.For Norvir & Prezista is written, that we must take with food. I have question; If enough, if I take at 8pm, but meds i take 2h later, so at 10pm. It's very dificult and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting from Slovenia.Sorry for the tardy reply.The food requirement for Prezista is just to take it with any food, the type and/or fat content does not matter. The easiest thing to do is to simply take your meds with a small... Read more »
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Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
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Prezista ,truvada norvir

Posted by dayleth, 1 Reply
Alguien Esta tomando este combo? Estaba en reyataz anteriormente y me cambiaron a prezista, Si alguien Esta en este regimen Por favor cuales han sido Los resultados positivos o negativos,me dio una infeccion y temo que Sean Mis defensas bajas.... Read more »

One of meds have been changed (Prezista)

Posted by Trav, 1 Reply
This week my Prezista meds have been changed. I was taking two 400 mg pills and now I'm taking one 800 mg tablet. Has anyone else's Prezista meds changed? Read more »