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Norvir Rx

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Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: ritonavir Brand Name: Norvir Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: New 100 mg tablets that don't require refrigeration became available as PA went to press (photo not available); must be taken with a meal. Almost never used at its approved
Ask the Experts

Correct Rx?

I was diagnosed in mid 2002 and started my first cocktail in mid 2004, when my CD4 fell below 300 for the first time, with VL hovering around the 20,000-40,000 mark. I remain on my first once daily cocktail of 1400mg/Lexiva + 100mg/Norvir + Truvada....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...less than 50). Your CD4 cell rise has been decent but somewhat underwhelming. There are some data looking at using 100 mg of Norvir with Lexiva rather than the typical 200 mg that suggest this lower dose may be effective. A comaprative study... Read more »

New Drug added to my regiment

I currently found out I'm resistant to one of my medications.I've been diagnosed since March of 2006 and been on Truvada, Reyataz, and Norvir since then. The HIV has become resistant to one of the drugs in Truvada (cant remember which one) but my...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...Dear LatinRX,Generally it is not advisable to add a single drug to a regimen that is failing to suppress the virus. This may work if the Read more »

Rx Mail Order

My Rx drugs were classified as "maintenance" and MUST go under the mail order program per our insurance coverage with a 90 day supply per order. I will receive my first order in March. Norvir is one of my medications which I got a refill from my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your question.Norvir stock bottles should be stored in the cold, but can remain at room temperature for a couple of weeks without problem. If you Read more »

help, to much Reyataz

I have been on Viracept,d4t,3tc for 7yrsbecause of high lipids my dr wrote me RX for Viread,FTC, 400mg reyataz AND 100mgs OF Norvir. Is this to much Reyataz? Ive questioned nurse she checked with Dr to confirm dosage. He confirm 400mg. Reyataz. My...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...The standard dose of Reyataz (atazanavir) under these circumstances should be 300mg with 100mg Norvir (ritonavir). I'd ask your doctor to reconsider the dose and explain why he chose to use a higher dose than is customary. Is there Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...cholesterol or diabetes. To find patient assistance or drug co-pay programs for these and other types of drugs, visit or . Together Rx is a prescription saings program for uninsured individuals sponsored by... Read more »

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 »
Test Positive Aware Network


...inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg or two 100 mg Norvir, both once daily; or two 700 mg tablets (without Norvir), twice daily; or one 700 mg tablet with 100 mg... 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 »

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 »

How do you get your med ?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I'v been taking Truvada & Norvir & Reyataz for over the year now. I pick up these med from local pharmacy. I am thinking to switch to home delivery called Read more »