Protease Inhibitor Ritonavir
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Important Drug Warning: Results of Pharmacokinetic Study in Healthy Volunteers Given Victrelis (Boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted HIV Protease Inhibitors May Indicate Clinically Significant Drug Interactions for Patients Coinfected With Chronic Hepatitis C and HIVDear Health Care Professional, The purpose of this communication is to inform you of recent pharmacokinetic study results evaluating drug interactions between VICTRELIS, an oral chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3/4A protease inhibitor, and... Read more »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Important Drug Interactions Between Victrelis (Boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Protease Inhibitor DrugsSafety Announcement Facts About Victrelis (Boceprevir) and HIV Protease Inhibitors Victrelis is a hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor used with the medicines peginterferon alfa and ribavirin to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C... Read more »
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University of California San DiegoNo-if you have not taken a protease inhibitor and were infected before they became widespread in the community, then it would be extremely unlikely for you to be resistant (nearly impossible, really), despite possibly being resistant to many other... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillThere are concerns that garlic in sufficient quantities can interfer with certain HIV drugs. This is best described fo rteh protease inhibitor saquinavir (Fortovase, Invirase) but may hold true for other drugs in and outside of this drug class.One... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolI'm not sure what you mean by "protocol." There are a number ofclinical trials for children that involve protease inhibitors. Proteaseinhibitors are also licensed for use in children. Ritonavir (Norvir)is available in a liquid... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCurious as to latest info. on research into bone density loss due to HAART therapy. Most research data i've seen goes back to 99 or 2000. Any new data/research into this? Also any info. on clinical trials currently under way looking into this... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI found a product for reducing glucose levels. It is called Meishan Tea. They make 4 different kinds of tea and I have people that are showing tremendous results on all 4 kinds. However, the people that are presently taking the tea do not have AIDS.... Read more »
Posted by akcolHi, my fiance is a Long Term NonProgressor - 24 years positive, co-infection HCV, with severe Hemophilia A.
This is a question for the gentlemen with Hemophilia please.
We're requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed... Read more »
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