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Missed Dose Nelfinavir

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Nelfinavir (Viracept)

... What Is Nelfinavir? Who Should Take Nelfinavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Nelfinavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Nelfinavir React With Other Drugs? What Is Nelfinavir? Nelfinavir, also called Viracept, is
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Nelfinavir -v- Nelfinavir/Saquinavir Combo

I have been on AZT, 3TC and Crixivan since last December and my VL has dropped to (last reading) 175. However, I amseriously considering a switch from Crixivan to Nelfinavir (Viracept) because ofthe friendlier dosing schedule, and removalof the risk...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...There may be a benefit to using saquinavir in addition to nelfinavir, but we really don't know yet. Nelfinavir doesn't increase saquinavir levels as much asritonavir does. In the only studies Read more »

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
...I am not clear whether you are taking nelfinavir twice a day or three times a day - if you are taking it twice a day, I personally am not a fan of this regimen. I do not think Read more »

Nelfinavir dosing in baby

Dear Dr. Katherine,Back on November 20, 2001, you recommended a Nelfinavir dosing of 55-65 mg/kg/dose given every 12 hours for young infants. Do you still recommend this dosing? Baby is now 8 months old, recieving AZT (240mg/m2), 3TC (4mg/kg) and...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Yes, that is the recommended dose range for nelfinavir in this age group. It is usually well-tolerated and I'm happy to hear that your baby is tolerating it well. My only other advice Read more »

nelfinavir+indinavir, is it possible?

Nelfinavir+indinavir, is it possible? Nelfinavir+indinavir, is itpossible?
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...possible. Yes, it's possible. Yes, it's possible.BUT, it hasn't been tested so we wouldn't know what doses to use. Also,since nelfinavir is taken with food and indinavir is taken on an emptystomach, you'd be taking six different doses per day. Read more »
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An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

... nel-FIN-a-veer --> Brand Name: Viracept Other Name(s): Mesilato de nelfinavir, NFV, Nelfinavir mesylate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Nelfinavir, also known as Viracept, is a type of medicine called Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

... ¿Qué es Nelfinavir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Nelfinavir? ¿Qué es la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo se Toma Nelfinavir? ¿Cuáles son Read more »
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Poster Session 22352: Co-Administration of Indinavir 1000mg and Escalating Nelfinavir Dose in a Twice-Daily Regimen: Preliminary Safety, Pharmacokinetic and Antiviral Activity

...Very preliminary results from a combination study in 21 patients (all male) of indinavir (1,000 mg every 12 hours) and nelfinavir (750 mg, increased to 1,000 mg, every 12 hours) suggest that twice-daily therapy with this dual protease inhibitor... Read more »
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Combivir + Abacavir Better Tolerated and More Potent Than Combivir + Nelfinavir

... Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Two Antiretroviral Therapies Combivir + Abacavir Versus Combivir + Nelfinavir-Ecureuil 2-(CNAF3021) (Poster 556) Authored by S. Matheron, J.M. Livrozet, F. Boue, D. Praindhui, A. Goestchel, N. Bougon Read more »
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