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Fuzeon Prescribing Information

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An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...should alternate enfuvirtide injections among these three places. Enfuvirtide should not be injected in places where large nerves course close to the skin. Individuals should consult their doctor and refer to the prescribing information provided by the manufacturer if they have questions about injection sites. Recommended Daily Dose The recommended dose of enfuvirtide is 90 mg (1 ml) twice a day. For children age 6 to 16 years, the...
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My Doctor Won't Prescribe Steroids for my ED/Fatigue

Hi. I'm 40 years old, Poz Male, on Medicaid in New York City. For the last 10 years I've been on a cocktail of Norvir, Reyataz, and Truvada. As of 3 years ago I was also prescribed Zoloft for Depression and Anxiety. I've noticed a gradual drop in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Check out the chapter in the archives of this forum dedicated to causes of HIV-associated fatigue. I'd suggest you peruse the information not only in the chapter on causes of HIV-associated fatigue but also in the chapters on treatment of... Read more »

Isentress resistance?

I have had HIV/Aids 25yrs, I have been on & become resistant to most meds. I have been on Isentress/Truvada regimen for a couple yrs now & recently went through an "on & off" regimen due to recent move to different state. I have had nothing but...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...example, and to a lesser degree than the NNRTIs. I will pose a few questions for you and your doctor to consider, because the information you have provided is limited.- What were your past ART regimens, and the response to those regimens?- What... Read more »

Free Fuzeon

I have heard that Fuzeon is being offered in a 2 month free supply with Tipranavir through its EAP program, how do I access it this way?
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
...related to this program. You can also call the Fuzeon Answer Center for more info.The link I'm attaching below has all the information you need about this program. Good luck with your new regimen!--dk Fuzeon ASAP Program Read more »

Combivir prescribed for 7 days

dear Doc,I am 30yo male, that had a risk sex incident/expositium. My condon broke when i was having sex with a non-know HIV status female..8hrs after the incidente i start to take twice day Combivir. But the doctor that i visited prescribe it only...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello MG,Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is not prescribed for 7 days, but as you've noted, standard procedure is to treat for 28 days.I'd contact your doctor to get a prescription to Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)

...count, your viral load, any symptoms you are having, and your attitude about taking HIV medications. Fact Sheet 404 has more information about guidelines for the use of antiviral medications. Enfuvirtide is injected twice a day. It will most... Read more »
The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Fuzeon (T-20, Enfuvirtide)

...practitioner from Florida. This transcript has been edited slightly for grammar and clarity. In rare occurrences, additional follow-up information was obtained from the speakers after the chat's conclusion. Thank you for joining this interactive... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...Should I Use the Package Insert? When you are considering or starting a new HIV medicine, your doctor will discuss some basic information with you. When you get the prescription filled, you usually receive additional written information. This... Read more »
Roche Laboratories, Inc. and Trimeris, Inc.

Fuzeon Accelerated Simultaneous Access Program (Fuzeon ASAP)

...duration of treatment with Fuzeon. If you are interested in enrolling any patients in the Fuzeon ASAP or would like to obtain more information regarding this program, please call the Fuzeon Answer Center at 1-877-4 Fuzeon (877-438-9366).... 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 »