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Lexiva

Common Name: fos-amprenavir calcium Brand name: Lexiva Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg or two 100 mg Norvir, both once daily; or two 700 mg tablets (without Norvir), twice daily; or one 700 mg tablet with 100 mg Norvir, twice daily. For PI-experienced patients, one 700 mg tablet of Lexiva with 100 mg Norvir, twice daily. A...
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Atripla missed dose - 48hrs

I have been on Atripla for 2 yrs and have accidently missed my 1st dose in this time. I am undectable and never miss a dose. I am very very scared.I took my dose on Monday, missed Tuesday by accident and took on Wednesday. A whole 48hrs had passed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Usually OK to occasionally miss doses of Atripla (not encouraged but persistence of drug levels and effects will often maintain viral control in such situations). KH Read more »

Re resistent to Atripla

I too found out I was unable to take Atripla due to NNRTI resistence and am on a successful regimen of Lexiva,Norvir,TruvadaIt's four pills but still only once a day. I have NO PROBLEMS with side effects etc. however I know at least two others who...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post and valuable comments.Your experiences with the boosted fosamprenavir (Lexiva) regimen exactly mirrors those of many of our patients.I encourage you and others to share their experiences with our readers. The knowledge that... Read more »

Extra dose by mistake!

Hello Dr. Young,I recently started my new regimen (Kivexa, boosted fosamp) twice a day. I used to take Kivexa at night, then I wanted to change it to the morning (I think it caused sleep problems), I thought I would go back/forward 2 hours per day...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear M,Thanks for your post.There usually isn't any significant issues with a one-time double dose of your medications. Yes, you could skip your evening dose and resume again in the morning.Be well,BY Read more »

Missed 2 doses

Don: What are the chances that Fuzeon will develop resistance if missed 2 doses. I know the importance of compliance. Will work on making sure this doesn't happen again. Thanks.
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
You should be fine with two missed doses. The most important point is that you recognize the importance of taking all doses of your medication and you want to make sure that it doesn't happen again!--dk Read more »
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An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

FOS-am-pren-a-veer Brand Name: Lexiva Other Name(s): Fosamprenavir calcium, GW 433908, GW433908, Telzir, VX 175, f-APV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Fosamprenavir, also known as Lexiva, is a type of medicine called a protease... Read more »
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Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

What Is Fosamprenavir? 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 Fosamprenavir? Fosamprenavir is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
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Amprenavir (Agenerase)

What Is Amprenavir? Amprenavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Agenerase ® . It was manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. Manufacture of amprenavir was discontinued in October 2007. It is being replaced... Read more »
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Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

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