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Facts About Fuzeon

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Fuzeon

... Common Name: enfuvirtide or T-20 Brand Name: Fuzeon Class: HIV fusion inhibitor (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: One subcutaneous (under the skin) injection of 90 mg (1 ml) twice daily (every 12 hours) into the upper arm, thigh or abdomen. Can be taken with
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Stopping Fuzeon to Save Fuzeon

Dr Sherer,Having taken 5 yrs and 7 cocktails to find one that helped me achieve an undetecable, sometimes 400, VL thanks to Fuzeon, my ID Dr wants to stop Fuzeon - due to numerous Inj Site Reactions and loss of fat - for Raltegravir. Also, he wants...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
There is too little experience with these drugs to be confidant in any answer to the questions you are asking, but one recent report does suggest that the switch that your doctor is proposing is safe in the short term. At the recent CROI meeting,... Read more »

Fuzeon efficacy

I read in one of your issues that after reconstituting Fuzeon it has to refrigerated within 45 minutes if not being used immediately. I asked the nurse at the clinic I attend what she thought, and she says, that is not true. She cited the fact that...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...Hi, According to one of the Roche reps "Fuzeon is still good for 24 hours after it is reconstituted and out of refrigeration". Good questions. Thanks for asking.Carol 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
...the CCR5 tropism assay (called Trofile) to make sure that your virus is inhibited by the CCR5 inhibitor maraviroc.Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon) can be a very important, indeed, life saving component to a HIV regimen, though, as you point out, the price is... Read more »

FUZEON _Con fuzeon!

Hi and Thank you for being there for all of us! Thank you for accepting a bit of colorful expression enclosed.I'm HIV+ for 161/2 years and I have CD4 of 397 and vl of 14,000 to 44,000 and I've had to change doctors lately (long history - but my Docs...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...and comments. It's always good to hear that our forums are informative and worth recommendation to others. Confusion (or confuzeon) is not unusual for people in your situation. I like the pun (though I'm sure that the folks at Roche might... Read more »
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Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Fuzeon (T-20, Enfuvirtide)

... Following is the full transcript of The Body's live chat on Fuzeon (T-20, enfuvirtide), which took place on Oct. 25, 2004, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The chat was sponsored by Roche and Read more »
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Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)

...The Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? The Bottom Line What Is Enfuvirtide? Enfuvirtide, also called Fuzeon® or T-20, is a drug used for antiviral therapy. It is manufactured by Roche and Trimeris. Enfuvirtide is the... Read more »
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Rob From Los Angeles: A Fuzeon Veteran

...grant from Trimeris. A Long, Rocky Road As one of the first people in Los Angeles to enter the initial clinical trial for Fuzeon (T-20, enfuvirtide) in 1999, Rob is the go-to guy for information about taking the drug. During the first two... Read more »
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Learn More About Fuzeon

...This material was developed independently through an unrestricted educational grant from Trimeris. To find out more about Fuzeon, including details on how to prepare and inject it, there are many support tools available from both the... Read more »
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Question about flying with Fuzeon and needles

Posted by rickincattco, 2 Replies
...I would like to hear about peoples experiences with flying with Fuzeon viles and needles. With the events of last week I am wondering if any of those experiences will get worse. I am planning a trip Read more »

ISR's w/T-20 Fuzeon suck

Posted by Scoot2Bfree, 3 Replies
It's a total pisser when you run out of spaces for injections. Have lipoatropahy, no body fat, ISR's are horrible but Dr's say last option as it's salvage therapy. Doing the Tibotec Duet TMC 125 NNRTI with/possible TMC 114 NRTI (placebo trial) thing... Read more »

FUZEON

Posted by Monchhichi, 2 Replies
...Just a question I want to get feedback on...To anyone on Fuzeon...What type of side effects are you getting and injection site reactions? Does anyone have any tips they can give on ISR's? Read more »

New Drug Fuzeon

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There's a lot of talk about "Fuzeon", a breakthrough fusion inhibitor. It has passed the clinical trial stage and is now in commercial production stage. Lately Read more »