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Do People Use Truvada With Lexiva And Norvir

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Lexiva

Brand name: Lexiva Generic name: lopinavir/fosamprenavir calcium (fosamprenavir), or FPV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $947.12/month for 60 tablets;$133.20 for 225 mL oral suspension (50 mg/mL) Standard Dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg or two 100 mg Norvir, both once daily; or two 700 mg tablets...
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beginning regimen of Norvir, Lexiva, Truvada

My son is HIV positiveand in az prison. His doctors have decidied with his approval to start him on meds. His CD4 count is 325. They are starting him out with the generics for Lexiva, Novir, and Truvada. Is this a good combination that will cause...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. This is a good starting combination which has a high likelihood of working for your son. There are no generics for these medications so he will be getting branded products. Side effects may occur with any regimen and... Read more »

Switching to Lexiva/Telzir, Norvir and Truvada

Two years ago I've started taking Kaletra and Combivir. It works very fine for me, nearly without any side effects, my virus load is undetectable and my CD4-count raised from 150 up to 430. Unfortunately my cholesterol levels are relatively...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post and kind words.With the arrivals of atazanavir (Reyataz) and fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir), we're seeing a resurgence in the use of first-line protease inhibitors.The proposed regimen of fosamprenavir/ritonavir with... Read more »

Lexiva/Truvada/Norvir and benzos

HiI am on the HAART combo in the title.I have in the past taken a valium or xanax on occasion. Other than potentially requiring a lower dose of benzo for the same effect, is there any potential negative effect on my HAART therapy? Could it be less...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
For our readers that are not up with the latest lingo, benzos are benzodiazepines medications like Valium and Xanax. The drug interaction issue is that you simply may need a lower dose to avoid becoming overly sedated. Good luck!... Read more »

Truvada/Lexiva/Norvir

I was recently diagnosed with HIV and the tests showed a T-Cell count of 170 and viral load of 300,000+. My biggest concern with starting any drug therapy is side effects. So I really wasn't concerned about how many pills and how big the pills...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.First off, I do agree with you and your doctor's decision about starting medications and the medications that you started on-- it's actually one of the most popular first-line regimens in our office. Most of the... Read more »
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Prezsista, Norvir and Truvada

Posted by tcocoa, 1 Reply
Anyone else on this regiment? I just received my meds yesterday, and I plan to start them on Monday(being that I am an A to Z type person) and it would be easier to remember my meds if I didn't start them in the middle of the week. I was on the... Read more »

Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir

Posted by cm82391, 4 Replies
I'm taking a combination of the the three and i'm breaking out HORRIBLY!!!

Is anyone else on these meds and having this issues? Or one of the three above?

Or do I just have really bad skin? Read more »

Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
I have poz for about 4 years but have never been on meds. My cd4 has been in the 400s and last time was over 500. I feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2.... Read more »

Reyetaz, Norvir and Truvada

Posted by bscottmatt, 4 Replies
Hi all. I just wanted to say that I was on this combo for about five years before severe mental torture forced me to stop the meds. I was fine for the first couple years then a slow progression of a mental fog (I can't really even call it a sadness)... Read more »