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How Much Does Nelfinavir Cost

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Nelfinavir (Viracept)

... What Is Nelfinavir? Who Should Take Nelfinavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Nelfinavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Nelfinavir React With Other Drugs? What Is Nelfinavir? Nelfinavir, also called Viracept, is
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Question #1: problems with first regimen Question #2: Nelfinavir

Question #1:Dear Doctor, My wife began treatment with AZT + 3TC on 7th June. On 14th Julyshe tried to add Crixivian but vomited violently after the very first dose.No other doses were taken. She took the Crixivain after a meal on thedoctor's say. Is...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...for your wife to follow therecommendations of her personal physician who is familiar with her entiremedical history.Regarding Nelfinavir (Viracept), this is manufactured by AgouronPharmaceuticals (http://www.agouron.com/). If you want to find... Read more »

Iniitating antiretrovirals in pregnancy

I am a Clinical Immunologist seeking your opinion for the initiation of antiretroviral therapy for a gynecologist who tested HIV positive during the first trimester of pregnancy. Most probably, she aquired the infection occupationally as her...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...36 weeks and use nevirapine prophylaxis if RNA is over 1000 copies/ml. If you and your patient feel that this approach is too costly or demanding, then ZDV/3TC/nevirapine throughout pregnancy is a reasonable alternative. I would also recommend... Read more »

magnetic couple, PEP questions after condom rupture

Hi Doctor Bob, First of all: thanks for all your wise words, it's great to feel cared about.I'm the HIV positive half of a magnetic couple. We have a very strong, dedicated relation and can handle a lot, so the following is not putting us down, but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the newer more convenient, better tolerated and more potent agents. That would be my preference. However, if unavailable or cost prohibitive, your current combination will hopefully still be adequately effective and tolerated.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

Removal of buffalo hump

I have reached the point where I can rest my head on my bufffalo hump. My doctor has even admitted that it is large. I know that to remove it it must be cut out. Do you have any idea of what a surgical removal would cost and/or if there are any...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...and perhaps nelfinavir.In Canada, there is the possibilty of applying to third party health insurance carriers to cover the cost of such surgery on the basis that it is not cosmetic, but clearly interfering with health. I wonder if this is an... Read more »
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An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

... nel-FIN-a-veer --> Brand Name: Viracept Other Name(s): Mesilato de nelfinavir, NFV, Nelfinavir mesylate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Nelfinavir, also known as Viracept, is a type of medicine called Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...during your pregnancy. In Canada, most provinces have laws that regulate midwife services, but only some provinces cover the cost. You can find more information at www.canadianmidwives.org . Getting Pregnant Many HIV positive women have no... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viracept

... Common Name: nelfinavir Brand Name: Viracept Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 1,250 mg taken as either two 625 mg tablets Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

...lopinavir/ritonavir tablets are administered as part of a twice-daily regimen with efavirenz, nevirapine, amprenavir, fosamprenavir, or nelfinavir. A dose increase should also be considered when lopinavir/ritonavir in tablet form is used in... Read more »
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Cost of Atripla

Posted by kaoticv, 1 Reply
...university, which unfortunately pays only $1500 maximum per policy year for outpatient drugs. I have come to understand that Atripla costs close to $1500 per MONTH. Both our salaries are under $25,000. Anyone have any ideas? PS We live in... Read more »

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cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
...curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »