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How Long Does Prezista Stay In Your Body

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Prezista

... Common Name: darunavir (formerly TMC114) Brand Name: Prezista Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) once daily for first-time therapy or 600 mg (one 600 mg tablet) twice a day for treatment-experienced adults. All doses must be taken with
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Facial Wasting Prezista/Norvir/Truvada vs. Atripla

Hi, let me begin by thanking you for your great work on thebody.com, you can't imagine how helpful this site has been in the year since I've been diagnosed with HIV..I was diagnosed last year at the age of 23 and immediately began taking...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...combinations. Both choices are potent and control HIV replication in the majority of patients. However, protease inhibitors like Prezista have been linked to a greater risk of metabolic disturbances and cardiovascular disease. They are also... Read more »

Your meds

Dear Dr. Frascino, I would just first like to applaud you for all you have done on this website and wish you all the best. I would just like to ask, out of curiosity if you would feel comfortable sharing that information, what HIV meds you yourself...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...interactions or any of a number of other factors, OK? My current combination antiretroviral regimen includes Norvir-boosted Prezista (new protease inhibitor), Intelence (new non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor) and Isentress (new... Read more »

Prezista

I'm currently on a regimen of Truvada, Norvir and Prezista. I've read so much about the so-called toxicity of PIs and their potential effects on body fat. I've also read accounts that describe Norvir as a "dinosaur" with potentially negative effects...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...outdated.Your regimen is a potent one. It is also one of the newer combos and there is not much info on long term body shape with Prezista/Norvir. If your lipids are okay, I would keep an eye on your weight, waist size and size of your arms and... Read more »

Am I taking too many meds?

Dear Dr. McGowan,About 2 months ago I was given a new cocktail by my physician. When I started this combination my VL was undetectable and my CD-4 cells were 310. The virus is resistent to most of the older type meds but now I am on: TMC125,...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...was to avoid a toxicity from a prior regimen, then that would be a good reason. Assuming it was to keep your virus suppressed long-term, the only way to answer your question about the need for all these pills would be to know how many "fully"... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...Viramune (nevirapine), Intelence (etravirine), Isentress (raltegravir), and Selzentry (maraviroc). Reyataz (atazanavir) and Prezista (darunavir) are also less likely to increase lipids, but both are used with Norvir (ritonavir), and Norvir does... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Kaletra (lopinavir plus ritonavir) Lexiva (fosamprenavir) Norvir (ritonavir) Prezista (darunavir or TMC-114) Reyataz (atazanavir) Viracept (nelfinavir) ... Read more »
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...the Liver -- Humming Along It's not as glamorous as the heart or the brain, but the liver, the second largest organ in the human body, is pretty remarkable. All of your organs depend on it to filter out toxins in the food you eat, the liquids... Read more »
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HIV Treatment Guidelines

...NNRTI-based regimen Atripla (efavirenz + tenofovir + emtricitabine) PI-based regimens Prezista (darunavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada (tenofovir +emtricitabine) Reyataz... 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 »

New Owners at The Body

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...TheBodyPRO.com: I want to be the first to tell you about an exciting development here that will allow us to expand the resources we've long been proud to be able to provide to the HIV community. On Sept. 3, Body Health Resources Corporation --... Read more »

New Owners at The Body

Posted by TheBody
...TheBodyPRO.com: I want to be the first to tell you about an exciting development here that will allow us to expand the resources we've long been proud to be able to provide to the HIV community. On Sept. 3, Body Health Resources Corporation --... 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 »