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Do I Need To Take Selzentry

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Selzentry

... Common Name: maraviroc (formerly UK-427,857) Brand Name: Selzentry Class: CCR5 antagonist (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: without food, with no food restrictions. The recommended dose varies depending on other medications the patient is taking: 150 mg twice daily if taken
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Question about Selzentry's side effects?

`My doctor wants to put me on Selzentry/Celsentri. He says that he has had very good immunological responses in his patients, compared with other drugs. Initially I would be on Truvada, Isentress, and Selzentry, but then after a few months of being...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...Hello Thank you for your questions.The use of Selzentry (or Maraviroc) is a novel approach to treat HIV infection. There are ongoing discussions about using this drug as part of an Read more »

Fuzeon and Selzentry

Hello. I am in desperate need for your opinion. I tested HIV+ in 1990 when I had tonsilectomy and found KS in my tonsils. I have been on different therapies since 1996. I have become resistant to drugs in the three classes. My CD4 count has shown...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...though with newer resistance tests (I use a genotype and phenotype in these circumstances) and newer medications, like maraviroc (Selzentry) or the yet-to-be approved raltegravir (Isentress), the options are much better. It's key that your... Read more »

How best to prevent facial wasting after treatment interruption?

I have been on a drug "holiday" for the past 18 months, after 12 years of HIV therapy. I stopped my meds with high CD4 count of 1100 and undetectable viral load. The reason I stopped therapy was because, even though I felt great, I had significant...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...lipodystrophy, but would require a tropism assay before using it. Because of the need for additional resistance testing maraviroc (Selzentry) has not gained much traction with HIV clinicians. Good luck! Read more »

effects of marinol and xanax

I have HIV+ for 20 yrs. now, last July of '08 I started also taking Marinol and Xanax, after about two months I started having seizures about every three months. Could this be the cause? I also take Isentress, Truvada and Selzentry.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You need a thorough neurologic workup related to new onset seizures. Xanax (alprazolam) can induce or alter seizure threshold so that is a possibility but a full history, physical, lab, EEG, and possibly imaging (such as CT or MRI) may be needed... Read more »
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Selzentry Labeling Includes New Warnings for People With Kidney Problems

... The CCR5 inhibitor Selzentry (Celsentri, maraviroc) should be used with caution by HIV-positive people with kidney problems, according to a U.S. Food and Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Expanded Indication for Selzentry (maraviroc)

... On November 20, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental NDA to expand the indication for Selzentry (maraviroc) to include combination antiretroviral treatment of therapy naive adults infected with CCR5-tropic HIV-1 virus.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

... What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With OtherDrugs? The Bottom Line What Is Maraviroc? Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US and Celsentri elsewhere) was formerly known as UK 427,857. It is a drug used for antiretroviral... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri)

... mah-RAV-er-rock Brand Name: Selzentry Other Name(s): Celsentri, MVC, UK-427,857 Drug Class: Entry and Fusion Inhibitors Maraviroc, also known as Selzentry, is Read more »
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