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An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

FOS-am-pren-a-veer Brand Name: Lexiva Other Name(s): Fosamprenavir calcium, GW 433908, GW433908, Telzir, VX 175, f-APV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Fosamprenavir, also known as Lexiva, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs work by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Fosamprenavir in tablet form was approved by the FDA on October 20,...
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Viread/Emtriva/Norvir/Telzir as first line treatment?

Hello, a friend of mine with a VL of about 400,000 and about 200 CD4s was suggested the following first line treatment: Tenofovir, Emtricitabin, Ritonavir and Fosamprenavir. I wonder whether this makes sense since the gold standard is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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James, thanks for your post.First off, you are correct in the statement that Combivir + Kaletra or Combivir + efavirenz are among the preferred regimens in contemporary guidelines. There is a lot of very long-term data with either of these two... Read more »

Switching to Lexiva/Telzir, Norvir and Truvada

Two years ago I've started taking Kaletra and Combivir. It works very fine for me, nearly without any side effects, my virus load is undetectable and my CD4-count raised from 150 up to 430. Unfortunately my cholesterol levels are relatively high so...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post and kind words.With the arrivals of atazanavir (Reyataz) and fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir), we're seeing a resurgence in the use of first-line protease inhibitors.The proposed regimen of fosamprenavir/ritonavir with Truvada... Read more »

muscle and bone pain

dear doctor,thank you for answering this question. I am on treatment: morning telzir/norvir, emtriva and viread. Evening: telzir/norvir. Also I take coversyl for my blood pressure. But since 6 months I have terrible pains in the morning. My muscles...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You need to have a through clinical evaluation to assess more precisely whether bones, muscles, or joints are the site of the pain. Labs and sometime X-ray evaluation may also be needed. Fosamprenavir rarely causes bone/muscle pain (also true of the... Read more »

Changeover to Etravirine

Hi, I am about to change my regime from Truvada and Telzir to Truvada and Intelence. I was told that I can do a straight switch, but I note from the information on Intelence that the Telzir/fosamprenavir should not be taken at the same time. Does...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Though there is concern about somewhat unpredictable interactions between fosamprenavir and etravirine when used together. For a simple switch from one to another I would be less concerned (I would be concerned if your viral load is not undetectable... Read more »
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Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

What Is Fosamprenavir? 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 Fosamprenavir? Fosamprenavir is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
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Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

¿Qué Es Fosamprenavir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Fosamprenavir? ¿Qué Es la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Reacciona con Otros Medicamentos? ¿Qué es Fosamprenavir? ... Read more »
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Drug Names and Manufacturers

Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors Integrase Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Antisense Drugs Immune Modulators None of these drugs can... Read more »
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FAQs About Intelence (Etravirine) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

Basics | Drug Resistance | Side Effects Basics I want to stop taking Fuzeon (enfuvirtide, T-20). Would Intelence and Isentress (raltegravir, MK-0518) be a good alternative? Would Intelence along with Selzentry (maraviroc,... Read more »