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Fuzeon Tablets

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AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...tiredness and headache. Worsening of liver problems. Increase in cholesterol and triglycerides. Fusion Inhibitors Drug Daily Pills (Adults) * How to Take and Store Side Effects Notes Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon) 2 injections each day. 90 mg per injection for adults. No food restrictions. Skin reactions where drug is injected ranging from redness and itching to hard lumps.   Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri) ...
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Fuzeon Pain

Dear Dr.I am thirty seven years of age and have been in the fight against HIV for the past few years. As of the past eighteen months my regiment is Invirase 2 x 2 per day, Kaletra 3x 2 per day and Fuzeon injections 1 x 2 per day. My first problem is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...few suggestions. If the new Kaletra tablets are too difficult for you to swallow, you could try Kaletra liquid. Secondly, if Fuzeon is causing site reactions, you could try the Biojector gun. Although no yet formally FDA approved in the U.S.,... Read more »

Fuzeon Help

Dear Dr.I am thirty seven years of age and have been in the fight against HIV for the past few years. As of the past eighteen months my regiment is Invirase 2 x 2 per day, Kaletra 3x 2 per day and Fuzeon injections 1 x 2 per day. My first problem is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...numbers don't improve things, another approach would be to use the lopinavir/ritonavir elixir (liquid).The enfuvirtide (T20, Fuzeon) issues are more problematic; injection site reactions (ISRs) are not uncommon and the needles can be another... Read more »

Norvir side effects

My dr. is putting me back on Norvir along with Prezista Selzentry and Fuzeon because i have become resistant to the others.He tried Norvir almost 2 years ago and the side effect was stayed in bed, couldn't eat, didn't want to do anything and lost 21...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...form. Some patients seem to tolerate ritoanvir better when taken with lopinavir in the form of Kaletra (new smaller pediatric tablets may be preferred by some patients) though use with darunavir is tricky and generally not recommended (Kaletra +... Read more »

Can EDTA or (chelation therapy), help advanced HIV patients with cardiovascular disease?

I would consider myself an experienced patient diagnosed 10 years ago, and probably living with this disease for 15 years. I have exhausted almost every treatment option, and have about two severe drug reactions, and about 70% resistense to earlier...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...the coronary arteries. Most patients I have treated with Isentress + Intelence (usually with Prezista + Selzentry or possibly Fuzeon as well) have had excellent responses from the HIV perspective prompting aggressive treatment of any cardiac or... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Drug Names and Manufacturers

...attaching to a cell. Year Approved * Generic Name Trade Name Also Known As: Manufacturer 2003 Enfuvirtide Fuzeon T-20 Trimeris/Roche 2007 Maraviroc Selzentry, Celsentri MVC ViiV Healthcare Fact Sheet 460 has... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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 Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Selzentry

...if taken with a protease inhibitor (except for Aptivus) and Rescriptor; 300 mg twice daily if taken with Aptivus, Viramune, Fuzeon, and all of the NRTIs; 600 mg twice daily if taken with Sustiva, Intelence, rifampin, and some anti-convulsant... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...described by color, shape, and markings, so you can be sure of which one you are taking. When reading the package insert for Fuzeon (an HIV drug which is injected into the body), this section will take about how to reconstitute, or mix, the... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

new to Fuzeon

Posted by Tscotty, 4 Replies
...go through - I saw "the" lab results indicating my complete resistance to every drug I have taken. Thursday I gave my first fuzeon injection -it sure was a scene. I actually did ok until I carried all that stuff into the house, set up my little... Read more »

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 »