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Complete Protease Inhibitor Cocktail Tablets

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AIDS InfoNet

Protease Inhibitors in Development

... Protease Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors in Development PIs No Longer in Development NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (nukes)
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Therapy without a Protease Inhibitor

Viracept was causing erratic diarrhea. My doctor switched me to Kaletra. My combo is currently Kaletra, Videx, Viramune, and Viread.The side effects of the Kaletra are worse than those of the Viracept.Can a combo therapy work without a protease...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...previous regimens or have a resistance virus. Use of nevirapine(you are already on that) or efavirenz is a common way to avoid protease inhibitors. Several of the recently approved (in the US) PIs may be better tolerated than Kaletra (such as... Read more »

Do protease inhibitors cure or just postpone?

I have read several of you're articles and would be extremely grateful if you could answer a few questions. First, do you feelHMO's and other managed care organizations should include such treatments as protease inhibitors in there plans?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...First, let me answer the question you posed in the title of your question: do protease inhibitors cure HIV disease or delay progression? We know that all antiretroviral therapy delays progression (and death), and that the Read more »

protease inhibitors

Dear Mr. Sowadsky; Please describe Protease Inhibitors, how they work, and their role in drug cocktail therapy.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...issues that it's too long to answer in thisforum. However, a good written source for your questions is in a bookletentitled, "Protease Inhibitors: A New Family of Drugs for the Treatment ofHIV Infection. What they are, how they work, when to... Read more »

Going off Protease Inhibitors

I am in a situation, like many, where the protease inhibitors are not really working for me very well any more. My T cells are at 300 and my viral load is at 29,000. I am a long term survivor (ten years) who was diagnosed with AIDS as a result of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...weighed and balanced for your individual situation.There are very likely treatment options for you that either include using other protease inhibitors or the use of non-nucleoside RT inhibitors (non-nukes). The choice of which drug to use again... Read more »
The Body PRO

The Next Generation of Boosters: Promising Data on Potential Alternatives to Ritonavir

...questions from the audience. This discussion was moderated by John Mellors, M.D. John Mellors: Since the discovery of potent HIV protease inhibitors [PIs], a common theme of that class has been rapid metabolism and clearance from the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Label Information Affecting All Approved Protease Inhibitors for Treatment of HIV

... The approved protease inhibitors for the treatment of HIV-1 infection now all include the following drug-drug interaction information: Revatio (sildenafil) Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...gas, weakness, and rash. People with phenylketonuria should be aware that the powder contains phenylalanine. As seen with other protease inhibitors (except unboosted Reyataz), there can be increased levels of cholesterol and triglycerides which... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...decrease Rescriptor levels. 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... Read more »
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Recreational drugs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i am going to be starting meds soon and i was wondering what treatments i should avoid. i occasionally do recreational drugs such as ecstasy, ghb, and special k. what kind of reactions can be deadly? i don't want to tell my doctor about my use of... Read more »

lipodystrophy from protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started growing breasts and huge amount of fat in the stomache area...infact, my entire torso... Read more »

bone density loss due to protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Curious as to latest info. on research into bone density loss due to HAART therapy. Most research data i've seen goes back to 99 or 2000. Any new data/research into this? Also any info. on clinical trials currently under way looking into this... Read more »

Hyperglycemia as a result of Protease Inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous
...on the effects of Protese Inhibitors, and found out that hyperglycemia was a major problem of being on this drug. This tea is completely pure and natural. If you feel that you would like to give this a try instead of taking more pills, please... Read more »