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Lexiva

Brand name: Lexiva Generic name: lopinavir/fosamprenavir calcium (fosamprenavir), or FPV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $947.12/month for 60 tablets;$133.20 for 225 mL oral suspension (50 mg/mL) Standard Dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg or two 100 mg Norvir, both once daily; or two 700 mg tablets...
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simple lexiva vs. norvir boosted lexiva

I just switched to a combo of Truvada and Lexiva. I made the switch from Kaletra, Viread, and Epivir. I was having problems with bone necrosis and extremely high cholesterol & trigylcerides. From what I've read here it seems that...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
There are a number studies that have looked and are currently investigating the option of going from a boosted protease inhibitor (PI) regimen to an unboosted PI regimen. The results of the ARIES study that is looking at a regimen that contains... Read more »

Fatigue, Medication Costs, and Doctors

I am 62 and have been diagnosed as HIV+ since 2003. When I was diagnosed I was told that with the start of treatment I would feel better than I had in years (although I felt very good at the time) I started my treatment as a participant in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you were already feeling very good at the time of your diagnosis, I don't understand why you were told you would "feel better than (you) had in years" by going on HAART. HIV meds are potent and have many potential side... Read more »

LEXIVA and REYATAZ - lypo issues?

How lypo-friendly is LEXIVA and REYATAZ?For those of us who cannot take an NNRTI, what other main lypo friendly meds are there?When will the newer NNRTI drugs and similiar lypo friendly drugs be available?Thank you for your help....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
THere is not a lot of body shape data on either of these protease inhibitors. A study comparing Sustiva and Reyataz (without Norvir) did find that they were about the same as far as any gain in fat in the belly. With both groups there was an... Read more »

Lexiva

Recently I switched from Kaletra/Truvada to Lexiva/Norvir and Truvada. My ID doc wants me to dose with 700mg Lexiva + 100mg Norvir in the morning, followed by 700 mg of Lexiva in the evening only. My VL was undectable and CD4 was 900 when the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your postThe use of 100 mg ritonavir (Norvir) with 1400 mg fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir) is indeed FDA approved for first-line use. There are a number of studies that support this dosing, though for simplicity, the entire 3 pill PI... Read more »
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Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir
Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be... 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 »