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Norvir And Steroid Interactions

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Lexiva

...regains strength; signs and symptoms of inflammation from previous infections may occur soon after anti-HIV treatment is initiated. Report symptoms of illness, such as shingles and TB, to a health care provider. Potential drug interactions: Not recommended to be taken with Kaletra. When taken with Sustiva, boost a once-daily dose of Lexiva with 300 mg of Norvir. Do not take with Tambocor, Rythmol, Versed (midazolam), Halcion (triazolam),...
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ritonivir versus creon

I am a 65yo man diagnosed in 1984 with HIV, now 350 CD4 and undetectable Being a former bodybuilder and health nut I have avoided any AIDS illness in that time. I have done the gamut of antiretrovirals and until recently avoided any significant...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...part of Truvada), it's not surprising to me that you had a Truvada+atazanavir (Reyataz) failure. There is a significant drug-drug interaction between tenofovir and atazanavir that lowers 'taz levels. This is precisely why ritonavir (Norvir)... Read more »

drug interactions

I am currently on truvada+prezista+norvir+dapsone and acquired an upper respiratory infection. the dr perscribed a methylprednisone dospak. will these steroids reduce or eliminate the effect of the hiv meds?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.There shouldn't be any problems with the dose pack and your HIV medicines. Get well soon.BY Read more »

Best asthma meds to go with HIV meds?

Hello, I am on the medications 300mg Reyataz, 100 mg Norvir, and Truvada. I also have asthma and have had to change my steroid meds due to interactions with my protease inhibitors. Now that my company has changed prescription benefits, I can no...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...The issue is that Norvir shuts down the metabolism of many drugs that pass through the liver, including inhaled steroids. The result is that these drugs Read more »

Sudden drop of T-cell

I started my new regimen about 2 months ago with isentress, intellence, druranvir with booster retonivir. I also take acyclovir twic daily and have an excellent suppresion of genital herpes for over a decade. When I started my new regimen, my cd4...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...despite the shift in total CD4 count.2) A very real possibility is an interaction between the steroid injection and the ritonavir (Norvir) used to "boost" the darunavir. This has been reported (AIDS Research and Therapy 2009, 6:10), and I have... Read more »
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Rescriptor

...stop the medication, and seek medical attention right away. Body fat accumulation or redistribution may occur. Potential drug interactions: You should not take Rescriptor with Versed (midazolam), Halcion (triazolam), Xanax (alprazolam), Orap... Read more »
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Viracept

...anti-HIV treatment is initiated. Report symptoms of illness, such as shingles and TB, to a health care provider. Potential drug interactions: Viracept increases levels of Invirase and Crixivan (see Crixivan for potential drug interactions),... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a... Read more »
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Crixivan

...anti-HIV treatment is initiated. Report symptoms of illness, such as shingles and TB, to a health care provider. Potential drug interactions: Do not take with Tambocor (flecainide), Rythmol (propafenone), Cordarone (amiodarone), midazolam,... Read more »
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Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...500. I feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2. Reyetaz+Norvir+Truvada.....I chose the latter.....can anyone already on this regimen comment on it? I am already a slim guy 5'11... Read more »

Heat Stable Norvir

Posted by upst8man
...Anyone know when heat stable norvir is coming out? It would help me and certainly many others in the world...thanks Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...Is there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side Read more »

Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada/Epzicom...morning or night?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which). Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking these meds in the Read more »