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How Do I Get A Prescription For Invirase

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An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

... sack-KWIN-uh-vihr MEH-sih-LATE --> Brand Name: Invirase Other Name(s): Ro 31-8959/003 (Saquinavir mesylate), SQV, Saquinavir mesylate, Saquinavir monomethanesulfonate (Saquinavir mesylate) Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Saquinavir mesylate, also known as Invirase, and saquinavir,
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I recently changed from Fortovase to Norvir plus Invirase along with combivir and got a rash

Hi. I had been on a combo of Fortovase and Combivir for the last 8 years and had done extremely well. Now that Fortovase is no longer being manufactured, I was switched to a combo of Norvir/Invirase along with the Combivir. I developed a rash...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You could be having some sort of reaction to the ritonavir (Norvir) or the higher levels of saquinavir seen when Invirase is used with Norvir (as compared to Fortavase). There is also a greater likelihood of a drug or chemical interaction between Read more »

new kaletra and invirase

I have been on a medication holiday for about 5 month and needed to go back on meds again. My doctor put me on the new Kaletra (tablets) and Invirase plus Kivexa. Eventhough I have taken both PI s before in their original version (but never...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...your MD screen for HLA B5701 status (helps predict adverse reaction to abacavir). I have had numerous patients on Kaletra + Invirase without any obvious increase in GI problems. Some patients do not tolerate particular drugs so often some... Read more »

Question #1: problems with first regimen Question #2: Nelfinavir

Question #1:Dear Doctor, My wife began treatment with AZT + 3TC on 7th June. On 14th Julyshe tried to add Crixivian but vomited violently after the very first dose.No other doses were taken. She took the Crixivain after a meal on thedoctor's say. Is...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...talking to her doctor first, any drug changes can be harmful to herhealth. The drugs I'm talking about here do not just apply to prescriptiondrugs. They also apply to alternative therapies. Some alternative therapiescan interact with certain... Read more »

lipodystrophy and diarrhea

I'm taking AZT(12yrs),3TC(10yrs),Viracept & Invirase(8yrs). Having lipodystrophy about 5 yrs. Recently having problems with digestion and most importantly diarrhea. Itcomes on quickly after meals with no warning and is becoming very debilitating...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
...equivalents where needed.Medications include antidiarrheals (which should be monitored and used only temporarily if possible), prescription pancreatic enzymes (usually considered if the diarrhea is "fatty" and particularly odorous suggesting a... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Invirase (Saquinavir) Labels Now Contain Updated Risk Information on Abnormal Heart Rhythms

...sections of the Invirase label. In addition, the FDA will require that a Medication Guide be given to patients when picking up a prescription for Invirase. The Medication Guide will include information on the risk of abnormal heart rhythms. The... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Invirase

... Common Name: saquinavir Brand Name: Invirase Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Two 500 mg film-coated tablets with 100 mg Norvir two times a day Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Saquinavir (Invirase)

...Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Saquinavir? Saquinavir, also called Invirase, is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). There used to be a version called Fortovase that is no... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...Genentech/Roche: Company does not offer co-pay assistance for HIV medications. However, they do provide patient assistance for both Invirase and Fuzeon. Call 1-877-757-6243 or visit www.roche.com for more information. Gilead Sciences: ... Read more »
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anyone taking Isentress and Invirase combination?

Posted by nevereasy
...Isentress is a relatively new therapy. My Dr just added it to my mono therapy of Invirase (boosted with Norvir). I have been undetectable for two years on the Invirase but my Tcells never get over 300. He added Isentress. Read more »

"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works at CVS and Wal-mart. Read more »

Illegal Prescriptions

Posted by kim_b, 1 Reply
...Recently, my pharmacist has bben filling my prescriptions at a discounted price....this seems wonderful considering how expensive my HMO is regarding these meds. However, I never paid Read more »

Tamiflu and Relenza discounts

Posted by raymondadams
...Hey man, check this out - text "txtcpn" to 368266 and you will get a prescription coupon on your phone to use for Relenza and Tamiflu discounts Read more »