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Videx EC and Videx

Brand name: Videx EC and Videx Generic name: didanosine, or ddI Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.bms.com , (800) 321-1335 AWP: $425.00/month for Videx EC 400 mg capsules (generic didanosine $329.00/month) Standard Dose: One 400 mg enteric-coated Videx EC, delayed-release capsule once a day for people who weigh 132 pounds or more. Dose needs to be...
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Videx EC 400mg o Videx 200mg

Saludos Doctor:Hace mas de 3 aos estoy tomando Sustiva, Videx EC (400mg) y Epivir. Mi carga viral es <50 y 550 cd4. Lo que me ha llamado la atencion es que lei hoy en un "Link" de The Body que personas con peso menor de 134 deben tomar...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hola,La dosis correcta de Videx EC para una persona con peso menor de 60 Kg. (132 libras) es 250 mg. diariamente con el estmago vaco. No es un asunto de Videx contra Videx EC, sino un ajuste de la dosis. Si tu peso est entre 118 y 121 libras, s... Read more »

Videx EC??

What is Videx EC??...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Videx EC is a new formulation of an old drug (ddI). DDI has been a workhorse NRTI class drug that has demonstrated efficacy been has been difficult for many patients to take/tolerate (due to the antacid buffer required to maximize absorption). The... Read more »

Videx??

Is there an issue with videx for wasting?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That is a good question. Videx has not been used as much lately with some of the more modern/attractive regimens so data is very limited. Much of the older data involved use with D4T so it is hard to dissect out the contribution of ddI. If used... Read more »

Man Boobs? Videx? Switch?

Hey.... Dr. Gerald! You've always guided me in the right direction......and I would appreciated your help. My drugs: Videx EC, Viramune, Epivir, Viread. Videc EC was added to "boost" my other three..... and it's worked....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I share your concerns regarding the lipase elevation which suggests early pancreatitis. Also recent studies have shown lower CD4 counts with the combination of Viread and Videx. If you can drop the Videx and maintain virologic control, that would be... Read more »
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Emtriva, Reyataz, Videx Ec

Posted by pooo, 3 Replies
Are any of you on Emtriva, Reyataz or Videx Ec?? If so how are you doing on them and have you had any side effects? Read more »

Viracept/Epivir/Videx side effects

Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 Replies
I started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it?

Thanks.

Tim

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Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gentlemen,
Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand kills another hign percentage of them. What does Bristol Myers Squibbs do? Sell death... Read more »

Report Side effects of Zerit and Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you have experienced side effects, especially peripheral neuropathy, from Bristol Myers Squibb's drugs Zerit and Videx please report them to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is done by calling the FDA's Medwatch toll free phone number Read more »