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Lexiva Prescribing Information

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

...other medications being taken, including prescription, nonprescription (over-the-counter), or herbal medications. Clinical Trials Click here to search ClinicalTrials.gov for trials that use Fosamprenavir. Manufacturer Information Fosamprenavir GlaxoSmithKline 5 Moore Drive Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 Phone: 888-825-5249 Fosamprenavir Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc 130 Waverly Street Cambridge, MA 02139-4242 Phone:...
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Combivir prescribed for 7 days

dear Doc,I am 30yo male, that had a risk sex incident/expositium. My condon broke when i was having sex with a non-know HIV status female..8hrs after the incidente i start to take twice day Combivir. But the doctor that i visited prescribe it only...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello MG,Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is not prescribed for 7 days, but as you've noted, standard procedure is to treat for 28 days.I'd contact your doctor to get a prescription to Read more »

Could it be med related?

I was diagnosed in 1988 with HIV/Hep C. I started meds in 1994 and have done well since. My tcells are currently 284, (down from 350 the month before) and my viral load is undetectable. I've had a liver biopsy done a few years ago and it showed no...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Ouch-what a frustrating series of events. I would consider fluconazole as a likely cause of the liver problems from the information you provided. KH Read more »

How do I get my doc to prescribe Serostim?

My pharmacy plan covers serostim. My old doctor prescribed it for me but my new one will not. Its not an option to go back to my old doctor for a variety of reasons---mostly distance and different health coverage. How can i pursuade him to write me...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...thinks this is just fine? One you know what his objection is, you may be able to address it and get him to agree. I hope this information helps and best of luck! Read more »

lexiva and combivir

My doctor has prescribed lexiva and combivir, twice daily, as my initial treatment. Is this a 'normal' first treatment option? What side effects should I be concerned with?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your question.Lexiva (fosamprenavir) is one of the newest protease inhibitors to be approved. The drug was studied in treatment naive persons mostly Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lexiva (Fosamprenavir Calcium) -- Dear Health Care Professional Letter

...infarction and dyslipidemia in HIV infected adults. GSK has modified the existing Warnings and Precautions section of the Prescribing Information to note that increases in cholesterol have occurred with treatment, the importance of lipids... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Dropping Acid: Antacids and HIV Medications

...may interfere with their effectiveness. Guy Pujol is the Executive Director of AIDS Treatment Initiatives. Footnotes Lexiva Prescribing Information. March 2005 Education Alert . BMS Virology, Customer Clinical Advisory Letter,... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Lexiva: Blood Levels Not Lowered When Taken Simultaneously With Nexium

...Workshop on Clinical Pharmacology of HIV Therapy, in Quebec. 1 The FDA-approved "label" for Lexiva (the official prescribing information for physicians) urges caution in using the drug together with proton-pump inhibitors, because experience... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Label Information Affecting All Approved Protease Inhibitors for Treatment of HIV

... The approved protease inhibitors for the treatment of HIV-1 infection now all include the following drug-drug interaction information: Revatio (sildenafil) as a contraindicated medication when prescribed for the treatment of pulmonary... Read more »
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