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Missed Dose Prezista And Combivir

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The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Truvada Integrase inhibitor-based regimen Isentress (raltegravir) and Truvada Preferred regimen for pregnant women Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) twice-daily and Combivir (zidovudine +lamivudine) Alternative Regimens These combinations have been proven useful in clinical trials, but may havedisadvantages, such as less effectiveness or more side effects....
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why would i get kaletra and prezista (?) for exposure only?

is it normal to receive a regimen of kaletra (2 tabs 2 times a day) along with what i think is prezista (big orange pill) just to reduce my chances of contracting hiv after exposure? how long would you thnk is normal for sucha regimen?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thank you for your post.Since Prezista (darunavir) and Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) are both HIV protease inhibitors, there is rarely any circumstance where both would Read more »

Switching Meds

I was on Combivir Sustiva for like 8 years then my doctor wanted me to stitch to Truvada and I have gained way to much weight on it to be happy and I was wondering if you think that the Truvada is the culprit. I am off meds now and my doc is not...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...regimens that achieve viral suppresssion so this is something you may have experienced on your Truvada containing regimen. As for Prezista and your sulfa allergy, I would say that if Prezista is felt to be an important and necessary component of... Read more »

Please help. I need a Hiv Regimen I can adhere too

Hello,I have been Hiv positive for 10yrs now and I am still having an hard time sticking with a regimen, the reason being is because I afraid of facial wasting. my 1st regimen was, Combivir and viracept which i now have drug resistance to Viracept,...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You do not say if you have resistance to all the medications you mentionedIsentress plus Truvada is very user friendly, with no increases in cholesterol, diarrhea and lipoatrophy (facial wasting). But talk to your doctor about your genotype test to... Read more »

stubborn numbers

Hi there Doctors,Thanks for your responses to everyone - all the info here is amazingly helpful for all of us!I've been positive since Jan 2001, and have been on meds since April 2002. I've been on viracept+combivir. That failed when I developed...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...in your CD4 count. Part of my concern stems from the selection of d4T (Zerit) following the know presence of AZT (Retrovir, Combivir) resistance-- the two drugs have highly similar resistance patterns and resistance to AZT usually begets (and... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

...non-nucleoside (the same drug class as Sustiva), the experimental TMC 278 (rilpivirine) from Tibotec Therapeutics, maker of Prezista and Intelence. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Prezista

... Common Name: darunavir (formerly TMC114) Brand Name: Prezista Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) once daily for first-time therapy or Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

... dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): TMC 114, TMC114 Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Darunavir, also known as Prezista or TMC114, is a type of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Darunavir (Prezista)

...With Other Drugs? What Is Darunavir? Darunavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Prezista TM and used to be called TMC114. It is manufactured by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals. Darunavir is a protease... Read more »
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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 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 »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...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. Read more »

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