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Norvir Medication

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we talked before about norvis and truvada and reyataz. isis there another drug less dizzying.i have to function.i know i am better because of the weight gain,but i amdizzy.please help.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...norvir. That also goes for any other HIV protease inhibitor, since if they require boosting, ritonavir (norvir) is the only medication that can be used. The tablet form of norvir which was just approved could help, but it is not yet available.... Read more »

Need of Once Daily

I have been HIV positive for 4 years now. I am allergic to Norvir and because of depression can not... Read more »


what besides hiv can norivir be used for? Read more »
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

Pharmacies, Drug Wholesaler File Lawsuit Against Abbott Over Norvir Price

...pharmaceutical wholesaler on Monday filed a lawsuit against Abbott Laboratories over the price of its antiretroviral drug Norvir, the Wall Street Journal reports. In the suit, the companies -- Safeway , Walgreen , Kroger , Supervalu's New... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hearing on Drug Reimportation to Include Discussion of Abbott's Pricing of Antiretroviral Norvir

...Wednesday at a hearing focusing on drug reimportation plan to discuss the pricing of Abbott Laboratories ' antiretroviral drug Norvir, which has "quite suddenly become a touchstone in these swirling debates," the New York Times reports... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Antiretroviral Drug Combination of Roche's Invirase, Abbott's Norvir

...announced that the FDA has approved the company's protease inhibitor Invirase for use in combination with Abbott Laboratories ' Norvir -- which is known generically as ritonavir -- for the treatment of HIV, Reuters reports. In research... Read more »
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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 »

Medication Mishaps

Posted by personpitch, 1 Reply
...So, I'm definitely going to call my pharmacist in the morning, but in the meantime I thought I'd try here. So I picked up my medications today during my lunch hour. I take Norvir/Prezista/Truvada. The Norvir is a capsule and it's supposed to be... Read more »

So when they say you should be on medication....

Posted by Izabella, 2 Replies
...want to change what was working. He was adamant that I needed to. So we compromised. I would switch. I would not take the Norvir, but I would up my dose of Reyataz from the normal 300 mg to 400 mg to compensate. On my next visit, I didn't... Read more »

Does Norvir have to be refrigerated?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...I'm travelling through Italy on holiday for the month of October and I have recently begun taking Norvir 100 mg once a day to boost my reyetaz levels. At home I keep the Norvir in the refrigerator to keep it from getting soft and Read more »