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confused about what to do

I am currenty taking Trizivir, which according to my doctor, I have been resistant and /or sensitive to all the drugs in Trizivir for the last 6 years or so, for the last six or so years, my viral load has see-sawed from 150 to 800, where is it...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...resistance. Your viral load may be on the low side because when the virus mutates to escape the medicines it comes at some cost. The mutations may slow down the virus...it can survive but not thrive. It is just like a soldier in battle...s/he... Read more »

Prezista Vs. Reyataz for beginners

Hello Dr. Frascino,We have conversed in the past and you've been very helpful. I'm about to start Meds now for the first time. My Dr. recommended I start with Truvada, Norvir and a choice of either Reyataz or Prezista. He mentioned that Prezista is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Both Prezista and Reyataz (both boosted with Norvir) are good options for a protease inhibitor in your regimen. There are no head-to-head comparisons Read more »

Anxiety attacks and Prezista

Can Prezista provoke anxiety of panick attacks? Or exaserbate these?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...I have not seen any reports of Prezista provoking anxiety or panic attacks. There was one child who had to stop the drug in clinical trails with anxiety, but the investigators 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 Read more »
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Prezista Monotherapy May Prove Effective

...different drug classes is seeing more progress. Fewer side effects may be the result with this simplification, as well as less cost and resistance with other drug classes. Proving that monotherapy is once again safe and effective remains... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Aspen Pharmacare, Tibotec Enter Agreement to Distribute Protease Inhibitor Prezista in Sub-Saharan Africa

...strategic trade ( Business Day , 4/5). According to Aspen and Tibotec, Prezista's price might increase slightly because other costs -- such as the "logistics fee in South Africa, or the freight, insurance, customs handling, taxes and duties" --... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Prezista

... Common Name: darunavir (formerly TMC114) Brand Name: Prezista Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) once daily for first-time therapy or Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

... dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): TMC 114, TMC114 Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Darunavir, also known as Prezista or TMC114, is a type of Read more »
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Posted by TanorexicT, 4 Replies
...me. My doctor put me on Septra and also Norvir, Prezista, and Truvada. I've had a hard time accessing the medicine because of cost. Each month I go about a week or so without taking it. I've been very honest with the people in my life... 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 Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg Read more »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...Hi all, my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. Read more »