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How Long Does Prezista Take To Work

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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...
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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 »

Is my treatment working? Prezista+Truvada+Norvir

Hi, I recently started taking HIV medicines, May 22nd of this year to be exact. When I started... Read more »

Fasting in Ramadan

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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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

...non-nucleoside (the same drug class as Sustiva), the experimental TMC 278 (rilpivirine) from Tibotec Therapeutics, maker of Prezista and Intelence. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

U.S. Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines

...regimens also include raltegravir (Isentress,) efavirenz (Sustiva,) or ritonavir-boosted atazanavir (Reyataz) or darunavir (Prezista). Many other combinations are listed as "alternative regimens." Other combinations are listed for use only when a... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...include Viramune (nevirapine), Intelence (etravirine), Isentress(raltegravir), and Selzentry (maraviroc). Reyataz (atazanavir) and Prezista(darunavir) are also less likely to increase lipids, but both require use withNorvir (ritonavir), and... Read more »
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26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...zerit, ziagen, sustiva and i dont think i took any off the other of not on the full list of NRTI. PI: Invirase, kaletra, norvir, prezista, reyataz, and vieracept. Integrase inhibitors: Isentress and the Fusion inhibitors is a IV injection 2 times... Read more »

HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Viread related pancreatitis. I have taken AZT, epivir, zerit, DDC, DDI, sustiva, videx, viread, truvada, norvir, atazanavir, prezista, and issentress. Many of those meds had very unpleasant side effects AZT made me nauseous and caused me to... Read more »

Hey folks - Bummed out and need your help!

Posted by RayZ, 3 Replies
...have FOUR different meds I have to take...and you know how it goes. Now, I will be taking INTELENCE 120, VIREAD, NORVIR and PREZISTA. The problem - side effects. After ALL these years, I have NEVER read the side-effect labels. This time I did... Read more »

RE:how long meds work

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi pals. I was wondering if anyone on the regimen: Viracept+Combivir has any idea how good this regimen is. I want to know what's the average period of time some of you have been on these meds for. I've been taking them for about 7 months and on... Read more »