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Missed Dose Prezista And Atripla

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An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): DRV, darunavir ethanolate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Darunavir can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include liver problems and severe skin reactions or rash. Contact your health care provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms that may signal liver problems: ...
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missed prezista/norvir dose

Hi Drs,I am on Truvada+Prezista/Norvir since 5 months ago and currently (June) vl is undetectable and CD4 288 (after being up to 332 after just 2 months on meds??). However yesterday I took my Truvada dose just after waking up, but forgot to take...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Adherence is a very important aspect to the success of treatment. We typically strive to achieve 95% adherence. If you've only missed one dose in 5 months (or 1 in ~150), your adherence level is... Read more »

Missed dose of Atripla

Hello,I have been on Atripla for 1 month. Atripla is the first medication that I have been, on since I was diagnosed with HIV on Nov 5, 2009.Due to a situation out of my control, I missed 1 does. I am going to make sure this never happens again, and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You are correct in taking a missed dose seriously. As a whole, we certainly want patients to take their medications on a regular basis to avoid resistance to HIV and Hepatitis B (if you are infected). However, this one missed dose will not have any... Read more »

Resistance to Atripla if you don't take it on time or miss a dose

I usually take Atripla at 11pm at night, last night I fell asleep at 9pm and awoke at 5am and then took Atripla. Couls this cause me to become resistant to it? This is the first time I have actually missed a dose on time. I have been taking Atripla...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.You don't need to worry about missing a single dose of your medications-- it would be strikingly unusual for this to be the cause of treatment failure or drug resistance.Be well,BY... Read more »

Missed 2 Doses Of Atripla - REALLY Stressed Out!

Hi Dr Ben,Greetings from Australia and compliments of the season to you.I'm not sure if this is the right forum, but you've kindly answered a question for me in the past, and I hope you can do the same now.I have been in Atripla for 4...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Stressed and thanks for posting from Australia.I wouldn't stress over the two missed doses. If you're viral load was undetectable prior to the misses, there's little risk. As you point out, the FOTO study suggests strongly... Read more »
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Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 2 Replies
Hi all,

my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. According to the doctor it's because of Immune Reconstitution... Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo:

Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus
Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus
Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg respectively.

I take this combo... Read more »

Prezista with out food

Posted by personpitch, 1 Reply
I've been on meds for exactly one week. So far I've had no major side effects, and am quite pleased. I'm on Truvada+Prezista+Norvir.

Today I went out to dinner and had a big meal at about 7:30. I take my meds at 9:00, and took them as scheduled. I... Read more »

Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Friday approved the use of a new HIV drug, made by Johnson & Johnson <JNJ.N>, in combination with related therapies to help treat patients who do not first improve with other... Read more »