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How Much Does Crixivan Cost

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Crixivan

... Common Name: indinavir sulfate Brand Name: Crixivan Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Rarely used by itself (two 400 mg capsules every eight hours with no food or a low-fat snack). Almost always boosted with Norvir, both twice daily: 400 mg Crixivan
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6 YRS GOING STRONG . SEMI STRONG

6 YRS AGO I STARTED MY VIRAL LOAD WAS 150,000 AND MY T-CELLS WERE 25 , I TRIED AZT AND A COMBINATION OF DRUGS , FAILED TREATMENT DUE TO NOT TAKING MEDS CORRECTLY . I GOT SERIOUS AT THAT POINT AND STARTED CRIXIVAN ( COST TO MUCH TO TAKE LIGHTLY ) ,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Near future looks great for you. With good adherence, you could certainly go another 5 years. We are still writing the book on the sustainability of these combination treatments. Keep up the good work.MH Read more »

Crixivan/Norvir vs. Viramune/Combivir on a budget

I was recently diagnosed HIV+. VL around 35,000 CD4+ 350. I am thinking about treatment. My doctor wants me to start on Crixivan, Norvir, Videx EC, & Zerit. Here in Thailand, this will cost over 400 a month. Another option is locally made...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Given that viral load and the fact you are drug naive, viramune and combivir should be effective in achieving an undetectable viral load.MH Read more »

cost of drugs

Dear Ricky, Could you please let me have the costs of the following treatment: 1. AZT + 3TC + Viracept 2. AZT + 3TC + Crixivan Could you please let me know the costs per month if one was to begin treatmet with either of the combinations. Please...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...you for your question. This is not such a simple answer as youmay think. This is because prices are not regulated, and the costs ofprescription drugs can literally vary from pharmacy to pharmacy. The onlyprice ranges that I have are wholesale... Read more »

How long after dropping Crixivan...

Can I expect the belly to start fading, if ever. What can I do to help it?Starting Reaetaz, viread, norvir, and combivir. Also androgel, adding deca rather than oxandrin after a month due to cost. Supplementation is per Medibolics. ThanksBrock
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...It is very difficult to say. Crixivan really increases insulin resistance a lot. But studies with Reyataz have also shown increases in visceral fat. I would work out Read more »
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An Overview of Crixivan (Indinavir)

... in-DIN-a-veer Brand Name: Crixivan Other Name(s): IDV, Indinavir sulfate, L-735,524, MK-639, Sulfato de indinavir Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Indinavir Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Indinavir (Crixivan)

...With Other Drugs? What Is Indinavir? Indinavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Crixivan. It is manufactured by Merck & Co. Indinavir is a protease inhibitor. These drugs prevent the protease enzyme... Read more »
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Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

... Photo: PA IMAGERY With the ongoing economic crisis, plus the large number of people who are unemployed, and the mounting costs associated with health care, patient assistance and drug co-pay programs may be a way to offer much-needed... Read more »
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St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

...However, most antidepressant drugs also change the blood levels of some ARVs. You and your health care provider should discuss the costs, risks and benefits of different treatments for depression. St. John's Wort may also block the effects of... Read more »
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sustiva vs crixivan

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...everyone!! I am a 36 year old man who has been HIV + for about 12 years. I have been on long term "cocktail therapy" (Crixivan /Combivir) for almost 3 years. My CD4 counts have risen from an all time low of 65 to... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »

Cost of Meds

Posted by Doyle, 6 Replies
...Just curious as to how much Hiv meds cost. I get mine free but was curious as to where i could find a list of the meds and the price of them. Read more »

brian patrick

Posted by Anonymous
...pills a day (not including vitamins)! I am angry that I made stupid, careless mistakes that will eventually cost me my life!! I am angry that my lover will have to go through the pain of losing me and I will have... Read more »