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How Much Does Tipranavir Cost

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An Overview of Aptivus (Tipranavir)

tip-RAN-na-veer --> Brand Name: Aptivus Other Name(s): TPV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Tipranavir can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include liver problems, severe rash, and bleeding in the brain. Stop taking tipranavir (and ritonavir, the anti-HIV medicine always used with tipranavir) and contact your health care provider right away if you have...
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Go for undetectable at any cost?

I've been positive for 22 years. Until two years ago, I was bothered only by minor symptoms, even though my CD4 count was below 200 for most of those 22 years. Two years ago, intense diarrhea struck and I was hospitalized with wasting...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
I will make some observations that may be useful to you, but I will caution you that this website is not a very good way in which to answer your complex question, because invariably there will be important information that I lack that would be... Read more »

Tipranavir

Dr. Young,What is this drug on its current standing?Maxwell...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Tipranavir is a new HIV protease inhibitor that has encouraging activity against drug resistant virus. The drug is currently in phase 3 clinical trials. BY... Read more »

Tipranavir (what month available?)

Dr. Young,In what month, will Tipranavir be available for prescription in 2004?Jennifer...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
It's difficult to know when an expanded access program will be available for any investigational agent. Let's just hope that the program becomes available in the near term future. BY... Read more »

Tipranavir

I understand that the new PI Tipranavir has been associated with some rather nasty side effects,mostly very loose stools and naussia. Are the reports over estimating the degree to which the side effects occur? Do you think we will be able to see...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Tough to say. We'll have to wait for more data, but this drug will probably be used only in deep salvage and we will have to become adept at managing Tipranavir side effects in that population, as we have done before with other drugs.... Read more »
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