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Prezista

Brand name: Prezista Generic name: darunavir, or DRV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: Janssen Therapeutics, www.prezista.com , (877) JANSSEN (526-7736) AWP: $1,271.09/month for 600 mg tablets; $1,482.99 for 400 mg tablets Standard Dose: 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) with 100 mg Norvir once daily with food for first-time therapy and treatment-experienced adults without Prezista-related HIV resistance, or 600 mg (one 600...
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Efficacy/Synergy of Isentress+Norvir+Prezista+Viread

I was switched to Isentress+Norvir+Prezista+Viread a year and a half ago. I have achieved an undectable viral load, but at a cost of daily side effects that include neurapathy, body aches, and bad taste in my mouth.Has there been a trial testing the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.In brief, yes. There have been several studies using raltegravir (Isentress) in combination with boosted protease inhibitors (such as darunavir/Prezista) for treatment experienced patients. Indeed, combinations that... Read more »

Prezista & Norvir

Hello-My question is about taking Prezista AND Norvir together. I know Prezista is to be taken with it, but I cannot tolerate that drug (Norvir). Am I wasting my time with Prezista alone?Thanks much!...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Yes...you are not only wasting your time, but potentially letting your virus become more resistant.Prezista requires norvir to be effective against HIV. Norvir here is used to slow the metabolism of Prezista by the liver. Without the norvir, the... Read more »

FROM REYATAZ TO PREZISTA

HELLO DOCTOR , I AM TAKING PREZISTA FOR ABOUT 3 MONTHS NOW, I SWITCHED FROM REYATAZ TO PREZISTA, BUT HERE IS MY QUESTION. I FEEL STOMACH DISCOMFORT, I GET MORE HEADACHES THAN EVER BEFORE AND MY LAST MENSTRUATION LAST LONGER . IS THIS NORMAL? DOES...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi.It's not clear from what you've posted what the cause of your new symptoms are, but any new symptom after a medication switch naturally raises the possibility of a medication side effect or unexpected drug-drug interaction. I'd... Read more »

In Reference to taking 900mg prezista

I had asked if it is ok for me to be taking 900mg prezista since only 300mg is available and you had said it is not the preferred dosage, would it be much better for me to take 600mg prezista /100mg ritonavir twice a day? Another question is that,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.With regard to the Prezista dosing, I don't think that there's a wrong approach. Either 900 mg/100 mg once daily or 600 mg/100 mg twice daily would both be acceptable, yet the second strategy yields a twice... Read more »
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Prezista ,truvada norvir

Posted by dayleth, 1 Reply
Alguien Esta tomando este combo? Estaba en reyataz anteriormente y me cambiaron a prezista, Si alguien Esta en este regimen Por favor cuales han sido Los resultados positivos o negativos,me dio una infeccion y temo que Sean Mis defensas bajas.... Read more »

PREZISTA

Posted by dayleth, 2 Replies
I AM ON PREZISTA , NORVIR TRUVADA , WHO ELSE IS ON THAT CAMBO ?? ?I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SIDE EFFECTS OF PREZISTA AND IF IS WORKING FOR YOU! Read more »

One of meds have been changed (Prezista)

Posted by Trav, 1 Reply
This week my Prezista meds have been changed. I was taking two 400 mg pills and now I'm taking one 800 mg tablet. Has anyone else's Prezista meds changed? Read more »

Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from the splitting?
Is this feasible? Safe? Read more »