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2004 dead for hiv drug approval/Norvir price hike

Dr. Gerald,After 2003 was so productive for record hiv approvals, why is 2004 so dead for hiv approvals?Ben
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...clouds are on the horizon. Tipranavir is eagerly awaited for use in salvage therapy. This protease inhibitor must be boosted with Norvir (ritonavir) and has good activity against multi-drug resistant virus. The requirement for boosting with... Read more »

Why Norvir?

Dear Dr. Frascino;I am curious as to why Norvir is the only drug with boosting capabilities. Even... Read more »

Why only Norvir for boosting?

I am curious as to why Norvir is the only drug used for "boosting"? Many people simply cannot... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New FDA Warning on HIV Drugs Invirase and Norvir

...Administration issued an announcement about an ongoing safety review of the combination of HIV drugs Invirase (saquinavir) and Norvir (ritonavir). In a low dose, Norvir is used to boost the level of Invirase in the body. Data suggest that the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Aetna Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against Abbott Over 400% Price Increase of Antiretroviral Drug Norvir

...Francisco against Abbott Laboratories , claiming that the drug company's recent 400% price increase for its antiretroviral drug Norvir violates federal antitrust laws, the Chicago Tribune reports ( Chicago Tribune , 5/27). In December 2003,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Aetna Drops Lawsuit Over 400% Price Increase of Abbott's Antiretroviral Drug Norvir

...in San Francisco against Abbott Laboratories over the drug company's recent 400% price increase for its antiretroviral drug Norvir, the Hartford Courant reports (Levick, Hartford Courant , 5/28). In December 2003, Abbott increased by about... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Label Update for Norvir (Ritonavir)

... On November 23, 2009, FDA approved changes to the Norvir package insert (product label) to include drug-drug interaction information for concurrent ritonavir administration with: Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »