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Nevirapine (Viramune)

What Is Nevirapine? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Nevirapine? Nevirapine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Viramune. It is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see Fact Sheet 475 ). Nevirapine is a non-nucleoside reverse...
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Nevirapine Combivir vs. PI combo

I am in Thailand, and getting ready to start treatments. CD4<350 VL35,000. I must pay for meds myself. My doctor wants me to start on combo of Indinavir/Ritonavir & DDI/D4T. This will cost me 450 a month (Ouch!). Thailand is about to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question. Sorry for the delay in response.The choice of first regimen is tricky, since there are many parameters that I use to pick the right one for any one person.Overall, I think that the ability to have a simple, easy to... Read more »

Cost of Atripla in South Africa

I am a South African citizen living abroad wanting to relocate back to South Africa. I have been very lucky to enjoy 15 yrs of FREE medicines here in Europe, now my biggest fear is coming back to South Africa and not finding those same medicines or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many of those regimen are available (usually in generic form) in South Africa but still not available to many who need treatment,. I would contact an HIV provider in the area where you want to locate and/or contact a community based organization in... Read more »

Change to Atripla to save on medication costs and maintain undetctable VL

I've been positive 20 years. Meds for 19 years. Currently take Norvir, Reyataz, Viread, and Viramune - paying $120/ea med for 3 month supply. Resistance tests done last year only reflected resistance to AZT. VL is undetectable and T cell count...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
Probably not, but you should talk to your doctor about it. It's not possible for me - without a complete review of your past treatment history, responses, past resistance tests, side effects, and other clinical information - to answer this... Read more »

etravirine/nevirapine

Hi Dr. Young,Is Etravirine and Nevirapine processed in the same part of the liver? I have been on Nevirapine for 10 years and I amhaving some liver issues. I wonder if Etravirine would use adifferent part of my liver?thanks,tom...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Tom and thanks for posting.Both medications are processed by the liver, though one generally doesn't distinguish between different parts or cells in the liver with regard to drug metabolism. That said, drug reactions from one medication... Read more »
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Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
I live in Thailand and found out I am HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments:
Nevirapine 200 mg - once a day
Lamivudine 150 mg - twice a day
Stavudine 30 mg - twice... 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 »