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How Long Does Selzentry Take To Work

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Selzentry

... Common Name: maraviroc (formerly UK-427,857) Brand Name: Selzentry Class: CCR5 antagonist (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: without food, with no food restrictions. The recommended dose varies depending on other medications the patient is taking: 150 mg twice daily if taken
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Depression and long term dianosis

I was diagnosed with HIV in 1988. In 1992, I had a burst appendix resulting in peritinitis resulting in impotence. T cells were under 100 and in 1994 I developed CMV of the retina. The durgs which kept the CMV at bay lead to kidney failure. I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear you've had such a rocky and difficult clinical course. So many folks think having HIV/AIDS is really "no big thing." In reality coexisting with a virus that wants nothing more than to destroy you is often beyond challenging,... Read more »

Does Testosterone Lose Effectiveness

Dr. Pierone,I have been getting testosterone shots for a little over 10 years, after being diagnosed positive in 1997. In the beginning, the affect was great - more energy, great sex drive, great work outs and muscle growth. I've noticed in the...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. It is possible that there may be an interaction since you have noticed a significant difference. If so, blood levels of free testosterone might be reflective of lower levels, and might be an indication for dosage... Read more »

how long should I expect meds to continue working?

I've been diagnosed 10 years. diagnosed w/aids and pcp 10yrs ago 90 cd4 count viral load off the charts. Probably have been infected 20 yrs(know this because of last at risk behavior was then)Have been on 3 or 4 different med regimens, still on...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...regimen, taking the medications consistently and have undetectable viral loads I would assume that the medications will work for as long as you need them. Obviously I can't prove it but I would be very optimistic.You are correct that because of... Read more »

How long do newer regimes work?

Hello,first many thanks for your work, this site and especially the questions and answers helped me much since diagnosis. I just wanted to ask how long newer regim work on average for treatment naive patients? Thanks
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Well, that depends on the patient. For someone that has perfect adherence and no medication related side effects, they will work indefinitely. For someone with very poor adherence they don't work very well at all. For someone with mediocre... Read more »
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Selzentry Labeling Includes New Warnings for People With Kidney Problems

... The CCR5 inhibitor Selzentry (Celsentri, maraviroc) should be used with caution by HIV-positive people with kidney problems, according to a U.S. Food and Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Expanded Indication for Selzentry (maraviroc)

... On November 20, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental NDA to expand the indication for Selzentry (maraviroc) to include combination antiretroviral treatment of therapy naive adults infected with CCR5-tropic HIV-1 virus.... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...antagonists.One of each type is approved: Fusion inhibitor: Fuzeon (enfuvirtide or T-20) CCR5 antagonist: Selzentry (maraviroc) Integrase Inhibitors These drugs interfere with... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...take this test if you are thinking of taking a CCR5 antagonist.At this point there is only one CCR5 antagonist available called Selzentry(maraviroc), but there are others in development. Bottom Line Regular lab tests are very important in... Read more »
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Nothing is working for me, any ideas

Posted by Lifelost, 2 Replies
Not on therapy at the moment, my TC4 count and VL are still good. My problem is that I can not fall asleep. Tried most sleep aid and non has been helpful. I am worried that this is going to weir down my immune pretty quick. Any ideas are... 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 »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

How long does it take for meds to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...of under 20, the viral load is now 325 and cd4 is 35. I've heard it takes 3-6 months to get the viral load undetectable and longer to get the cd4 back over 200. Does anyone have any experience with going from AIDS back to HIV status? Read more »