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How Often Do I Take PIs

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Resitant to all PIs & almost all NRTIs

Hello,I have been HIV+ for 25 years and have done pretty well on my HIV therapies which I began about 17 years ago. Last year my viral load began to increase so my doctor & I decided to switch my regimen. My Pheno & Genotype test showed me resistant...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...consensus among your doctors that you are having a chronic adverse reaction to it.2. Because resistance to protease inhibitors (PIs) is rarely all or none, you and your doctor can review your resistance tests and consider an alternate PI that... Read more »

Stopping PIs for lipoatrophy

I've been on PI's since 96, and also just stopped taking DDI and VIDex due to the lipoatrophy. I... Read more »

new PIs

I know that PIs have been blamed a lot for lipo. I have avoided them because of this. Are the new... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Project Los Angeles

When Should PIs Be Used?

...which contain a protease inhibitor Here is a look at the protease-sparing study information presented at ICAAC. Nucleoside, PIs Compared Schlomo Staszewski presented data from week 48 of CNA 3005, a Phase III, randomized double-blind,... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV 101: Antiretroviral Agents Dosing and Administration Recommendations: PIs

...www.hivcorrections.org/archives/nov01/nov2001.pdf (pages 7-8) or by emailing a request to heppnews@brown.edu . Protease Inhibitors (PIs)   Recommended Dose Food Effect Side Effects * Indinavir (Crixivan) 800 mg q 8h... Read more »
The Body PRO

Dual-PI Regimen Preferred Over Single-PI Regimen After Initial PI Failure

...previously achieved an undetectable HIV RNA (less than 500 copies/mL). The treatment arms included one new PI versus two new PIs, both in combination with an NNRTI and one or more nucleosides. At 12 months, the percentage of patients achieving an... Read more »
The Body PRO

NNRTI Resistance Occurs More Often at Lower Levels of Adherence Than Does PI Resistance

...non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)- or protease inhibitor (PI)-containing regimens. Resistance to NNRTIs and PIs is known to develop at different rates because of what is referred to as the resistance threshold for resistance... Read more »
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PI Monotherapy advice

Posted by logopolis, 2 Replies
Admin OptionsEdit Discussion Close Discussion Edit Your Tags Cancel Delete Discussion Hi, My partner has been asked to take part in a clinical trial - Protease Inhibitor monotherapy versus Triple Therapy. Just gathering some info before he... Read more »

P.I. versus NNRTI

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi. I am hearing a lot of good things about the Truvada + Reyataz + Norvir combo. I am just about to commence my first line regimen, and wanted to enquire as to what anybody else thought of this combo? I am starting therapy with a relatively high... Read more »

Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
...requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed experiences that we can compile to help all docs understand that PIs can be as dangerous to a person with Hemophilia as the virus we're all trying to control is. He has been... Read more »

Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...on Friday approved the use of a new HIV drug, made by Johnson & Johnson <JNJ.N>, in combination with related therapies to help treat patients who do not first improve with other treatment. The drug, Prezista, is a protease inhibitor... Read more »