Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How Much Does Saquinavir Cost

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

Saquinavir (Invirase)

What Is Saquinavir? Saquinavir, also called Invirase, is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). There used to be a version called Fortovase that is no longer made. Saquinavir is manufactured by Roche Laboratories. Saquinavir is a protease inhibitor. These drugs prevent the protease enzyme from working. HIV protease acts like a chemical scissor. It cuts the raw material for HIV into specific pieces needed to build a new virus....
Ask the Experts

saquinavir

would you do me a favor?i need pictures of package of saquinavir.it's very important to me and my life.could you describe small package of saquinavir?are there 3 line on the package of that?please tell me ....i must know what packages of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Pictures would be difficult to reproduce here--Inverase is a green and yellow capsule that says "Roche 0245" on the side.Fortovase is a larger tan colored capsule that says "Roche 0246".Hope this helps. BY... Read more »

switched to Ratonavir/Saquinavir question

Dr. Gallant: I just read you answer to the February 7th question on switching toRatonavir and Saquinavir. Now I am reallyconfused. I took your suggestion and went on 400mg of Ratonavir and 400mg. of Saquinavir bid. I am really fatiqued andfeel...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
You don't waste any time! Please remember that I'm not here to give "suggestions"-- those should come from your doctor. But since you've already changed your therapy, I'll just make a few comments on the... Read more »

SAQUINAVIR GELCAPS

Should all patients on Saquinavir be switched to gelcaps? a medical provider...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
When the soft-gel caps are released, it would seem reasonable to switch everyoneover from the old formulation to the new one, since you will be able to achieve higher drug levels with somewhat fewer pills.... Read more »

gastrointestinal problems with ratonavir &Saquinavir

Dr Gallant, Is there anything you know of, that can be taken or done for the gastrointestinal problems caused from ratonavirand saquinavir combo.? I am refering to the stomach cramps and extreme flatulance. I am taking 3 phaysyme tablets a dayand I...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
My experience with ritonavir is that people either seem to get diarrhea or flatulence. (In other words, you either suffer yourself, or you let everyone else suffer for you.) For some of my patients with the latter problem, simethicone (which is... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 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 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 »

How much does Atripla cost? *DELETED*

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
Post deleted by westernbear69 Read more »