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Crixivan (indinavir) Forms And Strengths

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Crixivan

... Common Name: indinavir sulfate Brand Name: Crixivan Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Rarely used by itself (two 400 mg capsules every eight hours with no food or a low-fat snack). Almost always boosted with Norvir,
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Boosting

Dear Dr. I was wondering if boosting you PI with Norvir only lessens the number of pills needed? Is there any other benefit from the Norvir itself? Thank you
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...standard of care for second- or subsequent lines of HAART.Part of the reason for this is reduction in the pill count for some PIs; indinavir (Crixivan), saquinavir (Inverase). Other PIs have little change in total pill count with ritonavir--... Read more »

COMO TOMAR EL CRIXIVAN (INDINAVIR)

ANTES QUE NADA MIL GRACIAS POR SU APOYO. MI MEDICO ME RECOMENDO ESTE TRATAMIENTO ADEMAS DEL COMBIVIR, SOLO QUE SIEMPRE HEMOS TENIDO LA DUDA SOBRE COMO TOMARLO EN MI CIUDAD NO HAY MUCHA INFORMACION AL RESPECTO; SE SUPONE DEBO TOMAR 2 CAPSULAS DE 400...
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
...La dosis aprobada de indinavir es de 800 mg (2 capsulas) por va oral cada 8 horas. Recientemente (septiembre de 1.998) la Merck, la compaa que hace le Indinavir, Read more »

from Crixivan to what ?

Hi, I've been on HAART for 5 yrs. Over 3 yrs on Crixivan, Viread & Zidovudine. I did lose a lot of weight & fat in my legs & butt. Should I move to another drug & what do you recommend? I am afraid oflipodystophy.Thanks.
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...You are quite right to want to switch, as indinavir (Crixivan) is one fo the drugs most asociated with the development of lipodystrophy. If your viral load is undetectabel, you Read more »

Crixivan pill load

Dr. Aberg,I have been taking crixivan for several years now as part of my regimen and have had great success with my treatment. I know that there are other options out there that require fewer pills (sounds appealing). Do you think I should just...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...I think the choice is entirely up to you. Crixivan (indinavir, IDV) dosing can be modified by taking it twice daily with a little bit of Norvir (ritonavir, RTV). It would be 800 mg (2 pills) of Read more »
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An Overview of Crixivan (Indinavir)

... in-DIN-a-veer Brand Name: Crixivan Other Name(s): IDV, Indinavir sulfate, L-735,524, MK-639, Sulfato de indinavir Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Indinavir sulfate, also known as Crixivan, Read more »
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Indinavir (Crixivan)

... What Is Indinavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Read more »
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Indinavir (Crixivan)

... ¿Qué es Indinavir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Indinavir? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia? ¿Cómo Se Toma Indinavir? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Read more »
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Sulfato de Indinavir (Crixivan)

... Brand Name: Crixivan Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la proteasa El sulfato de indinavir, conocido también como Crixivan, es un tipo de medicamento llamado inhibidor de la proteasa (PI, por su siglas en inglés). Read more »
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PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
...PEP. They didn't favor the idea becasue of all the side effects. Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three: Indinavir Sulfate: every 8 hours Nevirapine: Every 12 hours Abacavir Sulfate: Twice a day Wanted to make sure if there... Read more »

sustiva vs crixivan

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...everyone!! I am a 36 year old man who has been HIV + for about 12 years. I have been on long term "cocktail therapy" (Crixivan /Combivir) for almost 3 years. My CD4 counts have risen from an all time low of 65 to... Read more »

Someone help me, I don't have the strength

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I can not find the answer to my problem. My ex husband, father of my two kids, have hiv. Fine no problem with me. However, he is dating someone who he might marry and has not told her. I have stayed out of it, because felt it was not my business... Read more »

ED side effects

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the side effects when taking Crixivan and Viagra? Read more »