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Norvir And Trazadone

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Norvir

...treatment of high lipids. Lipid-lowering alternatives are Crestor, Lescol, Lipitor, and Pravacol (pravastatin), but should be used with caution. Norvir increases levels of fluticasone (active component of Advair, Flonase, Flovent). Trazodone concentrations may increase; a lower dose of trazodone is recommended. Norvir and Aptivus may decrease levels of methadone, but withdrawal rarely occurs. Methadone doses may need to be increased. Use...
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To young to feel this old

Dr Frascino,I'm a 47 year old male who was diagnosed with HIV in 1995. I'm sure the exposure was a year earlier. My viral load is undetectable and my CD4 count is in the mid 800 range. Currently my HIV meds include Truvada, Ziagen, Reyataz, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Depression and anxiety can often be associated with low energy and fatigue. You are presently on antidepressants Effexor and Trazodone. I would suggest you have an evaluation by an HIV-knowledgeable psychiatrist to evaluate your depression and... Read more »

Reyataz / Truvada Side Effects

After having major sleeping issues that got more complicated from taking Atripla for 3 months where I couldn't function, I've now switched to Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada last week. I'm now dealing with insomnia yet again if I don't take anything for...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It appears to me that the main issue here is your lack of sleep. The rest of what you report may well result from this. You have only been off the Atripla for a week now. The Sustiva part of this combination (the one medication most linked to... Read more »

Extreme fatique - HIV or depression?

I'm currently taking Reyataz, Zerit, andViread for HIV, and Lexapro and Trazadone for depression. I have been infected for about 20 years. When I was first diagnosed, by CD4 was 8 (eight.) My vral load is currently undetectable, and my CD4 is around...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in your liver by an enzyme system also used by many HIV medications, there is some risk of drug interactions, especially with Norvir and Fortovase, so discuss this with your HIV specialist as well.Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

LESS NORVIR, MORE REYATAZ? REDUCE NORVIR?

I'm on meds since 2004, taking Norvir 100, truvada and 300mg reyataz- all ONCE a day.I'm doing great, CD4 at 480 and undetectable.I know that Norvir stays longer than 24 hrs in the system. I want to take it less, maybe 5 times a week.I can't touch...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...is complicated and you do not want to do anything that might jeopardize your success.I believe that it would be risky to take norvir less than once per day. That is not to say it wouldn't work but there is no data or experience doing this and if... Read more »
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An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

... rit-ON-uh-veer --> Brand Name: Norvir Other Name(s): RTV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Ritonavir, also known as Norvir, is a type of medicine called a protease Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ritonavir (Norvir)

...With Other Drugs? What Is Ritonavir? Ritonavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Norvir ® . It is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories. Ritonavir is a protease inhibitor. These drugs prevent the... Read more »
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Lexiva

...asthma or allergies (found in Advair, Flonase, and Flovent) can occur with Lexiva and therefore should be used with caution. Trazodone concentrations may increase; a lower dose of trazodone is recommended. Use caution with Paxil. Use caution with... Read more »
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Invirase

...Methadone doses may need to be increased. Invirase increases levels of fluticasone (active component of Advair, Flonase, Flovent). Trazodone concentrations may increase; a lower dose of trazodone is recommended. Use calcium channel blockers with... 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 »

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. According 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 »