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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineWhat you are describing is a combination of enzymes produced by the pancrease to facilitate digestion and absorption of food from the gut. If there is pancreatic insufficiency then those enzymes are given in pill form and that is often helpful. I... Read more »
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Important Drug Warning: Results of Pharmacokinetic Study in Healthy Volunteers Given Victrelis (Boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted HIV Protease Inhibitors May Indicate Clinically Significant Drug Interactions for Patients Coinfected With Chronic Hepatitis C and HIVDear Health Care Professional, The purpose of this communication is to inform you of recent pharmacokinetic study results evaluating drug interactions between VICTRELIS, an oral chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3/4A protease inhibitor, and... Read more »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Important Drug Interactions Between Victrelis (Boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Protease Inhibitor DrugsSafety Announcement Facts About Victrelis (Boceprevir) and HIV Protease Inhibitors Victrelis is a hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor used with the medicines peginterferon alfa and ribavirin to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »
Posted by BabyPeanutEditorial, The Center for AIDS (12/15/03)
In a move that startled healthcare professionals and community members alike, Abbott pharmaceuticals announced a price increase of almost 500% for its protease inhibitor ritonavir (Norvir). Norvir is widely... Read more »
Posted by akcolHi, my fiance is a Long Term NonProgressor - 24 years positive, co-infection HCV, with severe Hemophilia A.
This is a question for the gentlemen with Hemophilia please.
We're requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous10 years and protease are finally working for me. It only took
going through all four. Mode of transmission: unknown.
Ex-hustler, dope fiend, alcoholic, sadomasochist,recovering
southern baptist, living in Los Angeles but use to travel
extensively,... Read more »
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