The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Long Term Side Effects Of Nelfinavir

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people
Ask the Experts

Worried about Nelfinavir Resistance

Hi, and firstly congratulations on one of the most informative and helpful HIV sites on the net. OK, my question is about developing resistance to Nelfinavir. I started my first combo 11.5 months ago and it is Videx EC, Zerit, Viracept...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego that your are about to "blow" nelfinavir, what I can tell you is that there are many other choices which may minimize your long term risks of developing drug resistance. I would sit down with your doctor and try to discuss what the other... Read more »

Diarrhea + Al(OH3)

I am on AZT, 3TC and Nelfinavir. I frequently have episodes of diarrhea (due to Nelfinavir, I've been told). I've tried Calcium supplements with very little success. The other day I took 2 pills for heartburn which contained Aluminum Hydroxide only...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...would continue it. I am unaware of any information that indicates taking a relatively small dose on a continuing basis has any long-term problems or complications, but you should discuss this with your doctor and make sure that he or she is aware... Read more »

How many ?

I heard there are only 3 lines of treatment are avilable for someone who is positive. Is that right? When do you think the once a day medication will be available in Canada?Thank you
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...virologic failure. First, the initial regimen must be carefully selected to promote adherence to therapy and minimize the risk of side effects of the type that would most affect the individual who will be taking the pills. Then, if side effects... Read more »

Dr. Young

: Hello. With HARRT trotting along at 6 years now, there must be data collected to show which meds are more potent than others. Therefore, will some of the present meds fall to the wayside and be replaced by more potent ones?Steve
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES practice is that we try very hard to tailor treatment choices to individual needs (ie, low pill counts, dosing frequency, side effect profiles)..I believe that we will have a day when we will have simple, potent and well tolerated regimens;... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Side Effects and Management Strategies

...that peersupport is very useful." Liver toxicity and HIV drugs "It is difficult to consider taking a treatment that,in the long term, may help me -- but it's going tomake me very sick in the present." HIV meds and liver toxicity Many... Read more »
The Body PRO

Summaries From Day I

...NNRTI combinations (such asefavirenz indinavir or nevirapine nelfinavir) must be determined by head tohead comparisons with long term followup. Read more »
Project Inform

Report from the HAARTland perhaps to one small study of a single drug. An initial dose-ranging study of the new fusion inhibitor, T-20 (pentafuside), gave the drug to one of the most difficult patient populations ever treated in a clinical trial setting.... Read more »
Project Inform

Adherence: Keeping Up With Your Meds

... Introduction Things to Consider Planning Building a Support Network Committing to Staying on Therapy Final Thoughts Strategies for Adherence Read more »
Connect With Others

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
...where this will lead, but she is going to go stay with her mother who will "nag" her to take her meds. This does not seem lke a long term solution unless she intends to stay with her mother. The doctors strongly advised her to stay in the... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
...give her one year, without six months. Three young children 12 through five (she is only 26). I don't think he has really considered what this will mean and her self esteem is so low she has just decided that this is the hand that fate dealt her.... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...Patients with the syndrome may have fever, fatigue, rash, pharyngitis or other symptoms. Primary HIV infection should be considered in any patient with possible HIV exposure who presents with fever of unknown cause. The diagnosis is based on a... Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies a nightmare that I can't wake up from. For now, I am feeling hopeful again that I can continue to live and the fear is subsiding somewhat. Has anyone else ever been as morbid as this or am I just a misfit. Read more »