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Can Lexiva And Metformin Be Taken Together

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Lexiva

... Common Name: fos-amprenavir calcium Brand name: Lexiva Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg or two 100 mg Norvir, both once daily; or two 700 mg tablets (without Norvir), twice
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simple lexiva vs. norvir boosted lexiva

I just switched to a combo of Truvada and Lexiva. I made the switch from Kaletra, Viread, and Epivir. I was having problems with bone necrosis and extremely high cholesterol & trigylcerides. From what I've read here it seems that Lexiva is...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...virologic suppression on the boosted regimen to unboosted Reyataz are being awaited. In your case, the success of your unboosted Lexiva regimen in large part depends on any prior PI resistance that you might have and any prior nucleoside... Read more »

Lexiva

Recently I switched from Kaletra/Truvada to Lexiva/Norvir and Truvada. My ID doc wants me to dose with 700mg Lexiva + 100mg Norvir in the morning, followed by 700 mg of Lexiva in the evening only. My VL was undectable and CD4 was 900 when the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your postThe use of 100 mg ritonavir (Norvir) with 1400 mg fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir) is indeed FDA approved for first-line use. There are a number of studies that support this dosing, though for simplicity, Read more »

dosage of boosted Lexiva

On meds for about a month, Was told by my provider to change my twice daily regimen of Lexiva 700/Norvir 100 (1400/200) to just once a day and take 2 tabs Lexiva and one Norvir. 1400/100. He said studies suggest the once a day regimen with 100...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...resistance or treatment failure of a PI regimen, then your doctor's advice is correct.Ritonavir (Norvir)-boosted fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir) can indeed be taken once-daily (100 mg + 1400 mg). Several recent clinical trials support the use of... Read more »

New onset Diabetes in Long Term HIV patients.

As a 51y/o male and 26yr HIV+ long term survivor on Lexiva and Truvada with CD4~400/Viral Load-undetectable, I now have been told I have Diabetes based on several fasting blood sugars and HgbA1C results. Should the treatment of this Diabetes be any...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...treatment of diabetes in the setting of HIV infection mirrors that in teh un-infected individual. Oral medications such as metformin, rosiglitazone and pioglitazone are popular agents and each can be used in HIV+ folks. Metformin can cause,... Read more »
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An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

... FOS-am-pren-a-veer Brand Name: Lexiva Other Name(s): Fosamprenavir calcium, GW 433908, GW433908, Telzir, VX 175, f-APV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Fosamprenavir, Read more »
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Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

...Other Drugs? What Is Fosamprenavir? Fosamprenavir is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Lexiva TM . In some countries, it is called Telzir. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Fosamprenavir is a pro-drug.... Read more »
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Rescriptor

...Rescriptor is not recommended with either rifampin or Mycobutin. Rescriptor increases levels of protease inhibitors Crixivan, Lexiva, Invirase, Kaletra, Norvir, and Viracept, as well as immunosuppressants, birth control pills (ethinyl estradiol),... Read more »
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Kaletra

...three tablets twice a day with food of the 200/50 mg dose when using with Sustiva or Viramune. Not recommended to be taken with Lexiva. Kaletra may lower levels of Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT) and Ziagen. Videx and Kaletra can be taken together,... Read more »
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Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
...I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
...I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
...I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun, 1 Reply
...I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please Read more »