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Prezista And Combivir Combination

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The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Table of Contents The Basics The HIV Lifecycle Approved HIV Drugs Combining HIV Drugs The Bottom Line The Basics HIV drugs cannot cure HIV but they can help you stay healthy by preventingthe virus from reproducing (making copies of itself). When HIV cannotreproduce, it cannot infect new cells
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Atripla or Truvada/Kaletra for lipo concerns

I have beginings of lipoatrophy and am very upset. My doc briefly mentioned Atripla or Truvada/Kaletra instead of what I'm on: Combivir/Sustiva. Which one is better for fat? I feel compelled to take aggressive action against this problem. Have u...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...perhaps more potent) ritonavir-boosted combinations, such as atazanavir (Reyataz), fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir) or darunavir (Prezista). The relative effects of lipo with these PIs and efavirenz has not been well studied, but I often assume... Read more »

resistance to most drugs

I have been poz since 1982, hereunder the drugs i have been taking for 12 years Atripla (efavirenz + tenofovir + emtricitabine) Combivir (zidovudine + lamivudine, AZT + 3TC) Videx (didanosine, ddI) Crixivan (indinavir, IDV) Invirase (saquinavir,...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...blocker entry inhibitor miraviroc (Selzentry) or the fusion inhibitor enfurvitide (Fuzeon).To date, several clinical trials of combinations of these drugs in patients with resistance profiles much like yours have shown high rates of full... Read more »

new hiv meds

I went to my regularvisit with my doctor to discuss the possibility of changing to a new regimen of drugs.The doctor prescribedPrezista, Norvir, and Truvada. I went to website called to get new information pertaining to doses and...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...are "listed" as having more adverse events than old ones, because they are scrutinized a lot more than the older drugs. If Combivir or Kaletra were to be studied and approved today, their list of side effects on the package information with be... Read more »


I am on isentress and truvada once again! It's going on the 3rd week since I've been on it again. I am feeling more tired then usual since I've back on meds. I also changed my anti depressant from pristiq to Wellburtin, I'm hoping that was a wise...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lipoatrophy (facial wasting), compared to several of the other HIV drugs (particularly d4T (Zerit), dId (Videx) and AZT (Retrovir, Combivir, Trizivir)).As for your suspicions that you experienced "facial changes" within days after restarting your... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...non-nucleoside (the same drug class as Sustiva), the experimental TMC 278 (rilpivirine) from Tibotec Therapeutics, maker of Prezista and Intelence. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Names and Manufacturers

...Bristol-Myers Squibb & generic 1995 Lamivudine Epivir 3TC ViiV Healthcare & generic 1997 Zidovudine/ lamivudine Combivir Combines AZT and 3TC ViiV Healthcare & generic 1998 Abacavir Ziagen ABC ViiV Healthcare & generic ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

...Aluvia, LPV/RTV) Atazanavir (Reyataz, ATZ) Fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir, FPV) Tipranavir (Aptivus, TPV) Darunavir (Prezista, DRV) A newer class of ARV drugs is entry inhibitors. They prevent HIV from entering a cell by blocking Step 2... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...kinase (relates to muscle problems   * These pill counts reflect the "normal" use of each drug. However, doctors are now combining antiretroviral medications in new ways. Doses of each drug may be higher or lower in the new combinations. Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
...I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg 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. Read more »