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Invirase

Brand name: Invirase Generic name: indinavir sulfate (indinavir), or IDV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: Genentech, www.genentech.com , (800) 626-3553 AWP: $1,112.09/month for 500 mg tablets Standard Dose: Two 500 mg film-coated tablets with 100 mg Norvir two times a day with food, or within two hours of a meal for patients over 16 years old. Must be taken with Norvir. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it...
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combivir+invirase+norvir vs kaletra+combivir

Hello,I am on combivir+invirase+norvir for the last 6 years. CD4 count is 640 and viral load is undetectable. I was put on this therapy because I was planning pregnancy but it did not happened yet. I am doing OK but diarrhea sometimes. My new doctor...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.It's important to weigh the pros and cons of any treatment switch, particularly if you're doing well (and virologically suppressed) on your current regimen.Kaletra is a more modern boosted protease inhibitor... Read more »

Invirase+

Hello!I have been on medications since 1999, July - Invirase 600 mg tree times daily and Combivir 1 tablet twice daily. My viral load is still below 50 copies, my CD4 cells above 500. My doctor suggests to add Norvir to my current combination in the...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Valeria,Your doctor is right on both counts. Adding Norvir can give better saquinavir levels and easier dosing, AND we don't know the best dosing regimens. I am surprised you are on invirase alone. Invirase, the hard gel formulation of... Read more »

Invirase and Body Aches

I have been hiv+ for two years and I have recently switched from Fortavse to Invirase. Since the switch I have noticed that I have severe muscle aches and leg cramps. Sometimes I hurt so bad that I can barely get up and to bend down and pick up...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You don't mention what other HIV/non-HIV medications you are taking. Is there any evidence for muscle inflammation (blood test)? I assume your electrolytes (salt balance) are OK? Your HIV doc can evaluate whether the problem is muscle or... Read more »

Invirase-Fortovase

Dear Doctor,I have been on medications since 1999, July - Invirase 600 mg three times daily, Combivir twice daily. My viral load is below 50 copies. Soon I am going to switch to Fortovase. How am I supposed to take Fortovase? Is to take Fortovase...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Taking Fortovase as 1200mg thrice daily, 1600mg twice daily or 1000mg twice daily with 100mg Norvir (ritonavir) are roughly equivalent in success rates. I would prefer to start you on one of the twice daily regimens for simplicity and ease of... 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. I have had bad reflux ( not... Read more »

Cost of Combivir (Duovir) and Cost of efavirenz(Sustiva) in Canada

Posted by raj1984, 1 Reply
Hey pals this is urgent , I need to know the cost of Combivir and Sustiva in Ontario (CANADA) . Please quote the price of Brand and not Generic . This is very urgent I am need to submit to immigration lawyer. Read more »

Cost of Combivir (Duovir) and Cost of efavirenz(Sustiva) in Canada

Posted by raj1984
Hey pals this is urgent , I need to know the cost of Combivir and Sustiva in Ontario (CANADA) . Please quote the price of Brand and not Generic . This is very urgent I am need to submit to immigration lawyer. Read more »

Cost of Atripla in Thailand General information

Posted by HivSenior, 2 Replies
I am currently receiving Atripla at a cost of $108.00 per month in Bangkok, Thailand. I have been positive for the last 6 years. The cost for me on Medicare in the USA would be $1200.00 per month. I make one trip each year and bring back to USA all... Read more »