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Indinavir Contraindications

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stopping indinavir/ nephrolithiasis

Question 1: my brother is taking azt, ddi, and crixivan, and recently had probable kidney stones, despite drinking large amounts of fluids. What will happen if he discontinues the drug? Can he go on a different protease inhibitor?Or will...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
Nephrolithiasis (kidney stones) is a potential side effect of indinavir (Crixivan), and although drinking lots of water (at least 2 quarts per day) will lower your chances of developing stones, it can still happen. Since this is not an allergic... Read more »

Indinavir sulfate

Dear Doctor,I have a question about the dose of Indinavir sulfate.According to a book about... Read more »

nelfinavir+indinavir, is it possible?

Nelfinavir+indinavir, is it possible? Nelfinavir+indinavir, is itpossible?... Read more »
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Indinavir (Crixivan)

Marca comercial: Crixivan Otro(s) nombre(s): IDV, indinavir sulfate Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la proteasa Uso aprobado: Infección por el VIH ADVERTENCIA: El indinavir puede causar efectos secundarios graves, potencialmente... Read more »
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La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Crixivan (Indinavir Sulfate, IDV)

Nombre de Marca: Crixivan Nombre Común: indinavir sulfate (IDV) Clase: Inhibidor de proteasa (IP) Dosis estándar: Casi nunca se usa sola (dos cápsulas de 400 mg cada 8 horas con el estómago vacío o con un bocadillo de baja grasa).... Read more »
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Indinavir (Crixivan)

¿Qué es Indinavir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Indinavir? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia? ¿Cómo Se Toma Indinavir? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Reacciona Indinavir con Otros Medicamentos? ¿Qué es Indinavir? Indinavir es... Read more »
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Indinavir (Crixivan)

What Is Indinavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Indinavir? Indinavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is... Read more »
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echinacea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Have any of you heard of echinacea, and herb that boosts your immune system? It is shown to produce more white blood cells, t-cell, interleukins, etc. However, some say that it is contraindicated in HIV/AIDS because it could give the virus more... Read more »

does your feet and bones hurt too??

Posted by Anonymous
Hello everyone ! I found out 1 year ago that I was HIV Positive.My t-cell was 160 and
my viral load was 490,000.00.Now my t-cell is 478 and I'm undectable.I take
indinavir,zerit,and lamivudine.Also a number of other... Read more »

Picking Combinations

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am about to begin treatment and am really at a loss. What is the combination of choice?? Can anyone tell me? Is sustiva really that great?
RJ

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Side effects

Posted by abirch, 1 Reply
I am an African American women who has been hiv+ for 10 years I have been taking medication for 8 years. Currently I am taking indinavir, combivir, and norvir. My skin is gradually getting darker, and my lips are constantly dry, swollen and... Read more »