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Does Omeprazole Interact With HIV Meds

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Viracept

...of Invirase and Crixivan (see Crixivan for potential drug interactions), so dose adjustments may be needed. Do not take with Versed (midazolam), Cordarone (amiodarone), Halcion (triazolam), Rifadin (rifampin), Prilosec-OTC (omeprazole), ergot derivatives (such as Cafergot, D.H.E. 45, Methergine, Wigraine), garlic supplements, or the herb St. John's wort. Do not use Advicor, Altoprev, Mevacor (lovastatin), Simcor, Vytorin, or Zocor...
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Isentress with Nexium

Hello,I am a 46 year old male,HIV+,and allready been on Atripla for the past 3 years.Recently my doctor suggested a change to Isentress + Truvada regime,in order to overcome the common side effects of Stocrin.My problem is that lately (about 5...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...that there are any significant drug interactions between Truvada+Isentress or any of the proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as omeprazole or Nexium. For what it's worth, it is relevant to know that there are significant interactions between the... Read more »

Isentress with Nexium

Hello,I am a 46 year old male,HIV+,and allready been on Atripla for the past 3 years.Recently my doctor suggestet a change to Isentress + Truvada regime,in order to overcome the common side effects of Stocrin.My problem is that lately (about 5...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...post.There should not be any significant drug-drug interaction between raltegravir (Isentress) and proton pump inhibitors, like omeprazole. FWIW, I have a few patients in my clinic who take both without incident. From the Isentress package... Read more »

ED med and HIV med interaction (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

I'm currently on Viramune and Truvada and I've been having problems getting an erection. My doctor prescribed cialis 10mg but it does not seem to work that well. If I take 20mg it works fine. Is there an interaction between my HIV meds and ED...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Erectile dysfunction medications require dose adjustment when used concurrently with certain HIV medications (see below). Your current regimen of Viramune plus Truvada does not require dose adjustment.Regarding your ED, your Read more »

Prilosec?

I am on Prilosec, and according to the sticker on my bottle, I have to take it 2 hours before or after my meds (Truvada, Norvir, and Reyataz). In another post, you mentioned not to take Prilosec at all. I'm new to taking any meds, and I want to do...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.The reason why Prilosec (omeprazole) and other proton-pump inhibitors shouldn't be taken with atazanavir (Reyataz) is that the combination results in dangerously Read more »
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Isentress

... Common Name: raltegravir (formerly MK-0518) Brand Name: Isentress Class: HIV integrase inhibitor (also called integrase strand transfer inhibitor or INSTI) Standard dose: One 400 mg film-coated tablet Read more »
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Intelence

...once daily. No interaction was found between Intelence and the acid suppressants ranitidine (Zantac and others) or Prilosec (omeprazole). Intelence can also be safely combined with methadone and Viagra. Tips: Intelence is a badly needed drug... Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

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Case Report Shows Gingko May Interact With Sustiva

...the liver uses to process many drugs, including Sustiva. It is already known that the herb interacts with aspirin, ibuprofen, omeprazole and warfarin. So it's also possible that an interaction may occur with Sustiva. This case... Read more »
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taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...Russia and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

HIV meds and Depression meds?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had some problems with depression, so my physician prescribed "Lexapro." I'm assuming that it should'nt be a problem w/ the meds I'm on already. I seem to be okay. Does anyone know anything about Lexapro? Read more »

Help with HIV meds...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi- I read on here awhile back about getting free meds from companies who make the drugs by writing to them...does anyone know what I need to do this...like something from my doctor? Read more »