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How Long Does Nevirapine Stay In Your Body

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The Well Project


...Crixivan can be given twice a day with a little Norvir instead of three times a day by itself. The boosted regimen makes Crixivan easier to take. Several other PIs can be boosted with Norvir. The NNRTIs (drugs like Viramune [nevirapine] and Sustiva [efavirenz]) have the opposite effect. They speed up enzymes and get other drugs out of the system faster. As a result, higher doses of other drugs may be required. Doctors are aware of these...
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viramune rash

Switched from Sustiva to Viramune 2 weeks ago. Just broke out in a rash tonight. How long will it last and what should I do for it?Thanks.
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...involve blisters or peeling of your skin and if you do not have a fever or fell otherwise unwell from it, you can continue on nevirapine for the time being. If not, you need to stop the nevirapine (and all your other medications) right away.If... Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...body is dead, the more difficult it is for HIV to survive. Refrigeration slows down this process. Once the virus leaves the human body, it dies within minutes, since the virus is immediately going into an environment in which it cannot survive.... Read more »

Body Rash

I have been taking viramune and kaletra for two week's, I have a rash over 50 of my body. please let me know how long it usually last's
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College very serious and could continue to progress. In some cases, patients have died from the rash that results from Viramune (nevirapine). You should contact your doctor immediately and if you can't get in touch with him/her, you should go to an... Read more »

reintroduction of nevirapine after sustiva rash

Hello.Thanks for all of the valuable information in this forum.Eight months ago I was taking Nevirapine, 3tc, and d4t. I had been on this regimen for 5 years with no side effects except for lipoatrophy. I switched Abacavir for d4t but had to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...described. Generally that has gone OK but perhaps 10-20% have experienced hypersensitivity problems necessitating stopping the nevirapine. Usually the Sustiva rash fades over 1-2 weeks. KH Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...HIV Treatment There are some HIV drugs that have less of an impact on cholesterol andtriglycerides. These include Viramune (nevirapine), Intelence (etravirine), Isentress (raltegravir), and Selzentry (maraviroc). Reyataz (atazanavir) and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...Intelence (etravirine or TMC-125) Rescriptor (delavirdine) Sustiva (efavirenz) Viramune (nevirapine) Protease Inhibitors (PIs) These drugs interfere with HIV's protease... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Resistancecan develop HIV drugs can stop working The non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs), such as Viramune (nevirapine) and Sustiva (efavirenz), speed up enzymes and get some other drugs out of thesystem faster. If you... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atazanavir (Reyataz)

...overdose. New interactions are being identified all the time. Drugs to watch out for include other ARVs (especially efavirenz or nevirapine ), drugs to treat tuberculosis (see Fact Sheet 518 ), for erectile dysfunction (such as Viagra), for... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
...where this will lead, but she is going to go stay with her mother who will "nag" her to take her meds. This does not seem lke a long term solution unless she intends to stay with her mother. The doctors strongly advised her to stay in the... Read more »

I'm taking my treatment into my own hands now

Posted by taurusthecat, 5 Replies
...drug therapy and I keep getting stalled. I've been pos for 8 years and over time my energy levels have gone down and down, my body is just fighting this virus as it would any other virus, but it seems that my blood counts are still in the... Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...[lamivudine, Epivir] and efavirenz [Sustiva, Stocrin]. [Lavra also provides d4T (stavudine, Zerit), ddI (didanosine, Videx), nevirapine (Viramune), nelfinavir (Viracept) and lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) to their patients. BY] What kinds of... Read more »

outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ok so experts please tell me how long HIV can last outside the body in a bodilyfluid or blood ? and is easy transferrable if outside the body at say 2-3 hours ? Read more »