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Viramune

... Common Name: nevirapine Brand Name: Viramune Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs, or non-nukes) Standard dose: One 200 mg tablet daily for two weeks, then full dose of one 200 mg tablet twice daily.
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Viread/3TC/Viramune versus Truvada/Viramune

I am a HIV/HCV coinfected female, 44 years of age, undetectable HIV RNA, 30% T-cells, and stage 0/1 liver fibrosis. My question relates to HIV HAART treatment. I changed treatment about 8 months ago from Viread/Viramune/3TC/Ziagen (Viread once...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...is a close cousin of 3 TC, maybe a little longer half life and easy to take. As long as you have not had a problem with the Viramune in the first 6 weeks you should not have one. The recommendation is not to take Viramune if you have more than... Read more »

Viramune/combivir

I am been taken Viramune/ combivir twice a day for three month no complications and doing well, in the long run how effective is this convination?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...no signs of toxicity or viral breakthrough. There have been no long term comparative trials of Combivir/Sustiva vs Combivir/Viramune but Sustiva and Viramune have similar potency. Viramune has more liver toxicity than Sustiva, and if it does... Read more »

viramune

I am a healthy 42 yr old woman. HIV/HCV+ 19+ yrs. CD4 600-800. VL undetectable. Liver-level 1 never treated.I have been taking Viread, Viramune, and Emtriva for 2 yrs, and grow increasingly concerned about Viramune. Based on current recommendations,...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...There is a higher risk of liver toxicity with Viramune (within the first few months of initiation) so we are not typically starting women with more than 250 CD4 cells on Viramune. Read more »

combivir/viramune

I've been on combivir/viramune for two weeks and have experienced nausea and stomach pain. Are these side affects perminent or am experiencing initial reaction to these news drugs? I've been on nothing prior. Thanks
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...These symptoms may be indicative of liver injury which can result from Viramune (nevirapine) use and can progress to complete liver failure. You should see your doctor immediately for evaluation. A recent Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

... ne-VYE-ra-peen --> Brand Name: Viramune Other Name(s): BI-RG-587, NVP, Nevirapina Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Nevirapine, also Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

...Other Drugs? What Is Nevirapine? Nevirapine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Viramune. It is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see ... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Viramune Affects Birth Control in HIV+ Women

...The drug called Viramune (also known as nevirapine) appears to reduce the blood levels of the oral birth control pill Ortho-Novum, thereby reducing its Read more »
The Body

New Assistance Program Helps HIVers Pay for Viramune

... This week, Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced a new payment assistance program for its HIV medication drug Viramune (nevirapine). The program is open to U.S. residents who are taking Viramune and have private health insurance, but are required Read more »
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Viramune

Posted by 2twotango, 1 Reply
...I recently began taking Viramune and Truvada and I have noticed that about 10-15 minutes after taking it I feel like the lights in the room are getting brighter. Read more »

Started TRUVADA and VIRAMUNE last night at 6pm

Posted by Augustus, 3 Replies
This is my first experience with fighting my HIV infection that I was diagnosed with on July 1 2005. So far, everything seems normal, even a wee bit better than normal as I feel a great weight lifting. I have agonized over starting meds for 2... Read more »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
...gave in to temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days. The first night, it was two hours after taking the viramune / truvada. The next day, it was in the afternoon. No problems other than a little stomach upset. However... Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
I started this combo July 13, 2007 and had an immediate reaction in the form of a fever that lasted about a week. My next labs showed an undetectable VL and 689 CD4 count. Pretty good from the 16,000 copies VL and 350 ish CD4 leading into the... Read more »