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Is Prezista Plus Combivir A Good Combination

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Changing from Epzicom+Prezista+Norvir to Combivir+Sustiva

Hi, doctor.It's me again. I previously posted here about my partner being prescribed with Atripla, Trizivir and Viread by his primary doctor when he was admitted to the hospital. After he was discharged, he was finally able to visit an HIV...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and good to hear back from you.Good to hear that you're partner is now on a more conventional regimen. The current regimen is one of the current US Department of Health and Human Service Guideline "alternate" ranked ones- and... Read more »

Trizivir plus Sustiva, Versus Combivir plus Sustiva?

What's the chief benefit of sticking with a Trizivir+Sustiva regimen, versus reducing drug... Read more »

A good combination?

Is Viread plus ddI plus Sustiva a good combination? I'm sensitive to these three but resistant... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Choosing a Drug Combination

In a Capsule An effective combination of antiretroviral drugs keeps a person's viral load undetectable, is easy to take and has few side effects and long-term toxicities. Out of the large number of possible drug combinations, a few are preferred... Read more »
Tibotec Therapeutics

Prezista Now Available for Pediatric Patients Six Years of Age and Older as Part of HIV Combination Therapy

Bridgewater, NJ -- Tibotec Therapeutics, a division of Centocor Ortho Biotech Products, L.P., today announced the availability of a lower-dose (75 mg) formulation of PREZISTA┬« (darunavir) for pediatric patients with HIV. The announcement follows... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Johnson & Johnson Says Prezista Matches Kaletra in HIV Trial

Johnson & Johnson's Prezista was as effective as Abbott Laboratories Inc.'s Kaletra in reducing HIV to undetectable levels in a population of treatment-nave patients, according to a new study. The results of the late-stage trial were presented... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New 75 mg Prezista Tablet and Corresponding Pediatric Dosing Information Approved

On December 18, 2008 FDA approved new pediatric dosing recommendations for a new 75 mg Prezista (darunavir) tablet formulation for patients from 6 to less than 18 years of age. Section 1 Indications and Usage, Section 2 Dosage and Administration,... Read more »
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Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from the splitting?
Is this feasible? Safe? Read more »

PREZISTA,NORVIR,TRUVEDA

Posted by Jet, 2 Replies
Anybody have idea what are possible side effects of these 3 medications?I started taking them since couple of days ago and meennnn i have problems swallowing.At night my throat is in a mess,i cant swallow and swallowing becomes very difficult.
Are... Read more »

Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials 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... Read more »

Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I started Combivir/Sustiva a year ago. I've had great results. VL undetected. My doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side... Read more »