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Can Prezista And Combivir Be Taken Together

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Prezista

Brand name: Prezista Generic name: darunavir, or DRV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: Janssen Therapeutics, www.prezista.com , (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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Changing from Epzicom+Prezista+Norvir to Combivir+Sustiva

Hi, doctor.It's me again. I previously posted here about my partner being prescribed with Atripla, Trizivir and Viread by his primary doctor when he was admitted to the hospital. After he was discharged, he was finally able to visit an HIV...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and good to hear back from you.Good to hear that you're partner is now on a more conventional regimen. The current regimen is one of the current US Department of Health and Human Service Guideline "alternate" ranked ones- and... Read more »

why would i get kaletra and prezista (?) for exposure only?

is it normal to receive a regimen of kaletra (2 tabs 2 times a day) along with what i think is prezista (big orange pill) just to reduce my chances of contracting hiv after exposure? how long would you thnk is normal for sucha regimen?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thank you for your post.Since Prezista (darunavir) and Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) are both HIV protease inhibitors, there is rarely any circumstance where both would be prescribed at the same time. Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)... Read more »

Combivir taken about 30 minutes after food

Hi Dr. wish you long life in helping HIV people, your are great. I have two questions:1- all informations point that Combivir can be taking with or without food, (with food is clearly understandable) while without food can have several...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.There is no dietary restriction or requirement when taking Combivir (AZT+3TC), though some patients report fewer side effects if the medication is taken with food. (I'll assume that you're taking a 3rd drug... Read more »

Why Combivir is taken for 28 day

Hi, DrI am a female from South Africa, my ex boyfriend of whom i dont know his hiv status raped me two weeks ago, my doctor putted me on aspen lamzid for 28 days after 48 hours of exposure. During the process of rape my skin was teared though...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post.Post-exposure prophylaxis is prescribed for 28 days based on the results of earlier studies that showed that shorter duration of treatment was not as effective.If you're having difficulty with side effects or... Read more »
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Prezista with out food

Posted by personpitch, 1 Reply
I've been on meds for exactly one week. So far I've had no major side effects, and am quite pleased. I'm on Truvada+Prezista+Norvir.

Today I went out to dinner and had a big meal at about 7:30. I take my meds at 9:00, and took them as scheduled. I... Read more »

Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Friday approved the use of a new HIV drug, made by Johnson & Johnson <JNJ.N>, in combination with related therapies to help treat patients who do not first improve with other... Read more »

First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »

Viread,Combivir,Keletra:Med. Schedule that ROCKS!!

Posted by Anonymous
My friends,
I discovered a medicine regimen...that included the medicines above...and took a 7k viral load to >50 in a month and a half...as my nurse practitioner is convident in my addhearance to my meds...she allows me to find the most tolerant... Read more »