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Prednisone And Ritonavir

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AIDS InfoNet

Ritonavir (Norvir)

... What Is Ritonavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Ritonavir? Ritonavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART).
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Darunavir, Ritonavir and Augmentin

I have been prescribed Augmentin for the treatment of bronchitis. Can this be taken with Darunavir and Ritonavir?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Generally OK to take darunavir/ritonavir with Augmentin. KH Read more »


My doctor gave me a prescription for Bupropion the other day and I am now concerned about drug interactions. I have found information on this site as well as others that indicates that Ritonavir coupled with Wellbutrin/Bupropion may in fact be...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Ritonavir has a significant risk of interactions with some psychotropic drugs, like some benzodiazepines. However, there is no reason Read more »

Things are Happening Fast

My other half cheated on me 1 year and a half ago. 1 year ago he decided to tell me about it. we immediately tested and found out we were both positive. Last week he was put on Sustiva and Truvada. 3 days later he broke out with a pretty serious...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...availability of other options, I would not re-challenge your partner with this medication. Better to start on Truvada and a ritonavir boosted protease inhibitor (such as Reyataz+Norvir or Kaletra). This bad reaction does not in any way factor... Read more »

17 y.o. female with comorbid Chron's, malabsorption =viral resistance

Do you have any suggestions for treatment? Presently on 40 mg. D4T q 12;40 mg. 3TC q 12; 1250 mg. NFV q 12; Prednisone 60 mg; cipro & Flagyl. Pt is allergic to Sulfa, Augmentin, Septra etc. Pt is > 90% adherent, body is failing to absorb with...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...about the normal options after a first failure, before jumping to T 20, unless she is going to have a small bowel resection. Ritonavir boosted regimens are more likely to give good levels in this setting. Depending on the genotype,... 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 inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that... Read more »

An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

...rit-ON-uh-veer Brand Name: Kaletra Other Name(s): Aluvia, LPV/RTV, LPV/r Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Lopinavir/ritonavir, also known as Kaletra, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra) a protease inhibitor. The amount of lopinavir in the blood stream stays much higher if it is taken with a small amount of ritonavir, another protease inhibitor. See Fact Sheet 442 for more information on ritonavir. Kaletra® is a... Read more »

An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

...adults on their first anti-HIV drug combination, there are three ways to dose fosamprenavir: 1) 1,400 mg twice daily without ritonavir, 2) 1,400 mg once daily plus ritonavir 200 mg once daily, or 3) 700 mg twice daily plus ritonavir 100 mg twice... Read more »
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prednisone & hiv test

Posted by vicman72, 2 Replies
...Hello: i just want to know if prednisone could affect the hiv test ( elisa ). i was on prednisone for 7 day ( 40 mg 2 days and 20 mg for 5 days). i took the elisa test Read more »

hgh and prednisone

Posted by thomas54, 2 Replies like the after picture of lipoatrophy. Does hgh work? and my doc gave me prednisone to help bulk up. will these help build muscle.? what are your experiences .? Thanks in advance.and by the way, im in columbus, 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 effects Read more »

Recreational drugs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i am going to be starting meds soon and i was wondering what treatments i should avoid. i occasionally do recreational drugs such as ecstasy, ghb, and special k. what kind of reactions can be deadly? i don't want to tell my doctor about my use of... Read more »