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Facts About Nevirapine

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Nevirapine (Viramune)

... What Is Nevirapine? 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 Nevirapine? Nevirapine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy
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From Efivarenz to nevirapin

Hi Doc. My husband and I are planning to have a baby. I am on Efivarenz and Lamzid currently. How will switching to nevirapine affect my viral load? Currently it's undetectable. Can I switch back to efivarenz once baby is born? How long should I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...well suppressed on an efavirenz containing regimen with no prior history of drug failure (viral resistance) then switching to nevirapine has a high rate of success in maintaining suppression of HIV replication. After delivery patients can switch... Read more »

recent resistance to travada & Nevirapine

Hi I am a 41 yr old transgender male to female & have been diagnosed HIV + for 9 yrs.I am also on HRT meds for now 22 mths with no real problems re any conflict with my ARVs however i have become aware that over the last 2 yrs my Cd4 count has...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals your CD4 cell count and viral load to assist another doctor to help you choose the next best regimen for you.Resistance to nevirapine means that you can no longer benefit from the first generation NNRTIs like NVP and EFV (stocrin or... Read more »


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Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for discussion of the side effects of HIV treatment. Read more »

Further: Nevirapine w/HCV History

first of all, i'd like to thank you very much for your prompt, helpful reply to my recent question (see bottom)now, if i might, further to my previous inquiry, ask you something else, i would greatly appreciate your input on this related issue - in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good questions for which I don't have a good answer. An evaluation by an endocrinologist is often helpful. Many other drugs can cause gynecomastia (marijuana, cimetidine, methadone, calcium channel blockers and many others) so all drugs need to be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Six-Month Delay in Onset of Nevirapine-Based Antiretroviral Therapy Can Prevent Drug Resistance Following Single-Dose Nevirapine During Labor, Study Says

... Delaying the start of a nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy by six months can prevent the development of drug resistance in HIV-positive women who took single-dose Read more »

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...Name: Viramune Other Name(s): BI-RG-587, NVP, Nevirapina Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Nevirapine, also known as Viramune, is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI).... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Comments by Global Strategies for HIV Prevention on Nevirapine Resistance

... The Resistance Issue The issue of resistance to nevirapine and its impact on subsequent use in HIV-infected women has been debated. Several important facts need to be considered. Nevirapine Read more »
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Confort Study Supports Switch From Protease Inhibitor to Nevirapine

...profiles during treatment than the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) efavirenz (EFV, Sustiva, Stocrin) and nevirapine (NVP, Viramune). Plus, of course, there is the greater pill burden of PIs compared with NNRTIs. So it's... Read more »
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PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
...becasue of all the side effects. Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three: Indinavir Sulfate: every 8 hours Nevirapine: Every 12 hours Abacavir Sulfate: Twice a day Wanted to make sure if there are the right ones. Any feed... Read more »


Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was effective? Read more »

Ridiculous night-time brain-acitivity

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies the clinic and they finally agreed to put me on something else. So since the change-over, two years ago, I have been on: Nevirapine (Viramune) Tenofovir (Viread) Lamivudine (Epivir) The horrific dreams stopped long ago, but I believe the... Read more »

Do other people feel "static" on your skin?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird
...only "a problem" to me in so far as it is slightly disconcerting to my partner, when touching me. The drugs I am taking are: Nevirapine Tenofovir Lamivudine If anyone else has experienced this sensation when touching another person's skin, or... Read more »