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Combivir Prezista And Norvir Combination

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Truvada

...popular fixed dose combination in use now, this combination of Viread and Emtriva has proven durable and long-lasting -- earning it a place on the treatment guidelines preferred regimen backbones. And like the other combos, combining the drugs extends their patent life for the company -- an added incentive beyond the convenience of single-pill dosing for patients. The same caveats about possible kidney toxicities and hepatitis B apply because...
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Improved Triglycerides with Prezista/Norvir Combination?

I am on a treatment which includes 4x 100mg Norvir daily. It has been suggested that I add Prezista to my treatment in order to reduce the amount of Norvir, thus getting better control over my triglycerides. I can't find information to support...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thank you for your post.It sounds like you must be taking a tipranavir-based regimen-- a switch to darunavir (Prezista)/ritonavir (if permitted by your drug resistance pattern) may lower your triglycerides. In a study versus Kaletra... Read more »

resistance to most drugs

I have been poz since 1982, hereunder the drugs i have been taking for 12 years Atripla (efavirenz + tenofovir + emtricitabine) Combivir (zidovudine + lamivudine, AZT + 3TC) Videx (didanosine, ddI) Crixivan (indinavir, IDV) Invirase (saquinavir,...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...including drugs in new classes, that have been approved in the United States. These drugs include new PIs (boosted darunavir (Prezista) and tipranavir) and the well-known older PI lopinavir (Kaletra), to which you are susceptible; the new... Read more »

protocol prezista norvir isentress

My nephew who is 35 has been diagnosed positive in feb through a severe primo-infection. CD4 counts stabilized around 450 and viral load 250 000/300 000 while percentage CD4/Total has fallen down to 16% in november. he lives in Paris and I pushed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The study you are in seems very reasonable. Treatment with ritonavir/darunavir + raltegravir merits study -data is understandably limited at this point in time (so little in way of personal experience or published data) but the metabolic/fat impact... Read more »

Facial Wasting Prezista/Norvir/Truvada vs. Atripla

Hi, let me begin by thanking you for your great work on thebody.com, you can't imagine how helpful this site has been in the year since I've been diagnosed with HIV..I was diagnosed last year at the age of 23 and immediately began taking...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...combinations. Both choices are potent and control HIV replication in the majority of patients. However, protease inhibitors like Prezista have been linked to a greater risk of metabolic disturbances and cardiovascular disease. They are also... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...makedosing easier. There are five combination pills approved: Atripla (Sustiva plus Emtriva plus Viread) Combivir (Retrovir plus Epivir) Epzicom (Epivir plus Ziagen) Trizivir (Retrovir plus... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...NNRTI-based regimen Atripla (efavirenz + tenofovir + emtricitabine) PI-based regimens Prezista (darunavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada (tenofovir +emtricitabine) Reyataz... Read more »
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Drug Names and Manufacturers

...Bristol-Myers Squibb & generic 1995 Lamivudine Epivir 3TC ViiV Healthcare & generic 1997 Zidovudine/ lamivudine Combivir Combines AZT and 3TC ViiV Healthcare & generic 1998 Abacavir Ziagen ABC ViiV Healthcare & generic ... Read more »
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STEP 6: Choosing the Right HIV Treatment

...read more about David, click here . Atripla (a single pill containing three HIV meds) Reyataz plus Norvir plus Truvada Prezista plus Norvir plus Truvada Isentress plus Truvada Twice-daily Kaletra plus Combivir (for pregnant women) ... Read more »
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Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...Hi all, my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg Read more »

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 »

Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
...I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from Read more »