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Long Term Side Effects Of Prezista

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Prezista

...twice-daily dose). Do not double up on your next dose; take the next dose on schedule. AWP: $1,102.20 / month Manufacturer contact: Tibotec Therapeutics, www.prezista.com , 1 (877) REACH-TT (732-2488) Potential side effects and toxicity: Prezista may cause mild to moderate rash, but the most common side effects may include diarrhea, nausea, headache, and abdominal pain. Laboratory testing for liver function should be done...
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Facial Wasting Prezista/Norvir/Truvada vs. Atripla

Hi, let me begin by thanking you for your great work on thebody.com, you can't imagine how helpful this site has been in the year since I've been diagnosed with HIV..I was diagnosed last year at the age of 23 and immediately began taking...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...thanks for posting. Quite a few studies have shown the therapeutic equivalence of protease inhibitor-based regimens an non-nucleoside-based combinations. Both choices are potent and control HIV replication in the majority of patients. However,... Read more »

IM NEWLY DIAGNOSSED AND SCARED OUT OF MY MIND

About a month ago I went to get tested I came back positive a week later I got my labs cd4 was 160 and VL was 200,000.What a week I was put instantly on norvir prezista truvada and sulfameth. Havent had a single side effect yet its been almost a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...responses are usually around a gain of 150 CD4 cells after one year. And some people gain more and some continue to gain over the long term. Read more »

Prezista/Darunavir

What is the side effects of Prezista/Darunavir?Any lipoatrophy or lipodystrophy?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...lipid and fat problems seen with ritonavir/daruanvir compare well with comparator regimens but data from prospective short and long term studies is still lacking/pending. KH Read more »

Non treatment naive regimen switch to Truvada/Isentress alone?

Ok Ok Ok :) I have been positive eighteen years. Last year about this time or a little earlier my Doc switched my meds from Truvada Sustiva and right now I can't remember (its late)to Truvada Isentress Prezista Norvir. BAM! The best labs evah! lol...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...why your regimen was changed last year. If your virus was undetectable on Truvada Sustiva (and the change was made because of side effects) than a substitution of a medicine like Isentress or Norvir+ Prezista for the Sustiva should be fine. If... Read more »
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Tibotec Therapeutics

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Labeling Update for Prezista to Include 96-Week Data in HIV-1 Infected Adult Patients

...in its long-standing research and development efforts to bring new options to people living with HIV," said Glenn Mattes, President of Tibotec Therapeutics. Prezista was developed by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals and is marketed in the U.S. by Tibotec... Read more »
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Isentress

...dose. AWP: $1,074.64 / month Manufacturer contact: Merck and Co., www.isentress.com , 1 (800) 622-4477 Potential side effects and toxicity: Very tolerable, but most common were diarrhea, nausea, headache, and fever. Less common... Read more »
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HIV Treatment Guidelines

...recommended that people wait longer before starting HIVtreatment. This was because of concerns about the HIV drugs, such as sideeffects and difficult dosing schedules. It was thought that HIV was not asharmful as possible drug side effects in... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, September 7, 2010

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HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...DDI, sustiva, videx, viread, truvada, norvir, atazanavir, prezista, and issentress. Many of those meds had very unpleasant side effects AZT made me nauseous and caused me to feel as if I was full of ants and sustiva gave me horrible nightmares... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...I had AIDS for many years now and was the lucky one's to surive... the clinical studies.... long term side effects... and the worst isolation. I'm 26 years old and i was dianosed in 1988 when i was five years old. My parents didn't Read more »

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 »

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 Read more »