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Do I Need To Take Indinavir

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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 Other Drugs? What Is Indinavir? Indinavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART).
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Drs.Iam from Bolivia My brother was diagnosed aids 6 months ago he had only 2 cd4 cells The Dr. is givving him Inidavir, Norvir and lamivudina, do you think this is a good combination or do you think he should try different drugs. What is the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...I suspect your brother is on one more additional drug (probably zidovudine or stavudine) along with his indinavir, ritonavir and lamivudine. If he is not, he should be.This is an older combination of drugs not used much in the US but it should Read more »

Indinavir sulfate

Dear Doctor,I have a question about the dose of Indinavir sulfate.According to a book about HIV/AIDs treatment (Published by POZ organization), the dose of Indinavir is 800mg three time a day and they also put a remark on the dose of this medicine...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Indinavir (Crixivan) can be dosed either way-- without ritonavir (Norvir) boosting, the medication is dosed every 8 hours, fasting. Indinavir Read more »

interaction indinavir-buflomedil

Hi.My name is Edgardo Bottaro, I work with HIV-infected patients (I am a physician) and one of them said me that another doctor prebscribed him buflomedil. She receives indinavir since 4 years ago.I think that buflomedil is an unuseful drug, but I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Buflomedil is not available to my knowledge in the US. It is a adrenergic agonists with some calcium channel blocker activity that is used for intermittent claudication and other indications. I don't know how it is metabolized since I could find... Read more »

stopping indinavir/ nephrolithiasis

Question 1: my brother is taking azt, ddi, and crixivan, and recently had probable kidney stones, despite drinking large amounts of fluids. What will happen if he discontinues the drug? Can he go on a different protease inhibitor?Or will...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
...Nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) is a potential side effect of indinavir (Crixivan), and although drinking lots of water (at least 2 quarts per day) will lower your chances of developing stones, it Read more »
The Body PRO

Late Breaker No. LB16: Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Open-Label Study to Compare the Antiretroviral Activity and Tolerability of Efavirenz (EFV) + Indinavir (IDV), versus EFV + Zidovudine (ZDV) + Lamuvidine (3TC), versus IDV + ZDV + 3TC at 48 Weeks (Study DMP 266-006)

...counting the events on study. Those who reached PCR    OBS LOCF NC=F EFV/ZDV/3TC 98% 86% 71% EFV/IDV 83% 66% 53% IDV/ZDV/3TC 86% 61% 48% Statistically, there is a difference (p to suppress viral... Read more »
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Poster Session 12359: Durable Clinical Anti-HIV-1 Activity (72 Weeks) and Tolerability for Efavirenz (DMP 266) in Combination with Indinavir (IDV)

...results from which were first presented in San Francisco in September), patients received the protease inhibitor indinavir (IDV, 1000 mg every 8 hours) in combination with the experimental non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor efavirenz... Read more »
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Effects of Switching from Saquinivir Hard Capsule (SQV-HC) to Saquinivir Soft Gel Capsules (SQV-SGC) or Indinavir (IDV)

...switching from saquinavirhard capsules (SQV-HC)(1.8 grams/d) to saquinavir soft gel capsules(SQV-SGC) (7.2 grams/d) or indinavir (IDV) (2.4 grams/d), or continuing theSQV-HC. Otherwise, the patients were maintained on their stable nucleosideRTI... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Crixivan (Indinavir Sulfate, IDV)

... Nombre de Marca: Crixivan Nombre Común: indinavir sulfate (IDV) Clase: Inhibidor de proteasa (IP) Dosis estándar: Casi nunca se usa sola (dos cápsulas de 400 mg cada 8 horas con el Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »

test nuevos mas sensitivos

Posted by Anonymous
...reverse transcriptase inhibitors (zidovudine and didanosine or lamivudine) and in six cases also including a protease inhibitor (indinavir or ritonavir). The first serum sample from each patient was drawn at a median of 6 days (range -7 to... Read more »

What do you think?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...circulating in the blood] from HIV-seronegative healthy donors with increasing concentrations of IDV [indinavir], SQV [saquinavir], or ddI for 3 days and monitored T-cell proliferation and... Read more »