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Do I Need To Take Videx

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An Overview of Videx (Didanosine, ddI)

... dye-DAN-oh-seen Brand Name: Videx EC, Videx Other Name(s): BMY 40900, BRN 3619529, CCRIS 805, Didanosina, Dideoxyinosine, HSDB 6548, ddI Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Didanosine, also known as ddI or Videx, is a type of antiretroviral
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Videx availibility

One of the meds in my combo is Videx EC 250 mg. I live in a rural area and they have to order in my drugs from their supplier. I just tried to order and they said Videx was not available from the manufacturer at this time. Could this be true? I've...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Videx EC remains available and this drug is also now generic. Talk to you pharmacy and your doctor - who can call the pharmacy to Read more »

Videx EC 400mg o Videx 200mg

Saludos Doctor:Hace mas de 3 aos estoy tomando Sustiva, Videx EC (400mg) y Epivir. Mi carga viral es <50 y 550 cd4. Lo que me ha llamado la atencion es que lei hoy en un "Link" de The Body que personas con peso menor de 134 deben tomar Videx...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...Hola,La dosis correcta de Videx EC para una persona con peso menor de 60 Kg. (132 libras) es 250 mg. diariamente con el estmago vaco. No es un asunto de Videx Read more »

Alternative to Videx

I am taking Videx and Epivir once a day and Lexiva, Norvir twice a day. I am doing well, but have recently started developing what I think is peripheral neuropathy in my legs and arms. I know that Videx can be a cause of this and was wondering if...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
It is always difficult to give this kind of advice without all available information about your treatment history. Consequently you really need to meet with your provider to discuss any changes in your treatment. That said, in general other drugs... Read more »

Taking Videx EC on empty stomach

I am going to be taking Videx EC & Epivir soon, as part of a study where I will be taking TMC-125 and TMC-114 and Fuzeon. My question is: I know to take Videx EC on empty stomach...can I have a cup of coffee or two in the morning after I've taken...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...I don't see a problem with taking Videx EC with coffee. Coffee is acidic, but much less so than gastric acid already present in the stomach. The coating of Videx EC Read more »
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Didanosina (Videx, Videx EC)

... Brand Name: Videx EC, Videx Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la transcriptasa inversa an√°logo de los nucle√≥sidos La didanosina, conocida Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...Didanosine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Didanosine React With Other Drugs? What Is Didanosine? ddI (Videx) is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb and by Barr... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Videx EC/Videx (Didanosine) Label Change Reflects Potential for Serious Liver Disorder

...and patients about a rare, but serious, complication in the liver known as non-cirrhotic portal hypertension in patients using Videx or Videx EC (didanosine). Didanosine is a medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

... Common Name: didanosine or ddI Brand Name: Videx & Videx EC Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard Read more »
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Need help with getting meds in NY

Posted by michiamano
...need help! My boyfriend has stuck in New York because of that damned volcano - his flight has been delayed for a week. He need Videx, Ritonavir and Prezista for his treatment, but doesn't have enough. I will send him some of this stuff but don't... Read more »

Emtriva, Reyataz, Videx Ec

Posted by pooo, 3 Replies
...Are any of you on Emtriva, Reyataz or Videx Ec?? If so how are you doing on them and have you had any side effects? Read more »

Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand Read more »

Report Side effects of Zerit and Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... If you have experienced side effects, especially peripheral neuropathy, from Bristol Myers Squibb's drugs Zerit and Videx please report them to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is done by calling the FDA's Medwatch toll free phone... Read more »