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Reaction To Nelfinavir

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AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

... What Is Nelfinavir? Who Should Take Nelfinavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Nelfinavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Nelfinavir React With Other Drugs? What Is Nelfinavir? Nelfinavir, also called Viracept, is
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PEP itchy rash ? combivir/nelfinavir

Hello. I started combivir/ nelfinavir(1.25gm bd) 8 days ago for a needlestick from a HIV+ve terminal child. I am working in Africa.I started PEP, however for the last 2 days have had an itchy raised spotty rash on my neck and a little on my face. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...develop other serious problems such as with your eyes, mouth, or trouble breathing then you could be having a much more serious reaction and stopping meds is often recommended in that setting. KH Read more »

options for sulfa allergy

Is is possible to simply get a list of PI's that do NOT contain sulfa components, so I know which ones are safe for me. I quickly develope Stevens/Johnson syndrome from drugs like Sustiva, and Bactrim. Please help.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...allergy. I have mostly used Kaletra (there is a sulfa in ritonavir but in my experience doesn't seem to be as prone to sulfa cross reactions), and to a lesser degree saquinavir, and nelfinavir in sulfa allergic patients with generally good... Read more »

E132 in Nelfinavir

Firstly can I say how excellent your forum is, your help and support is much appreciated. I have been taking Nelfinavir for over 4 years. One small thing that concerns me is that it contains E132 as a coloring. Some authorities believe that this...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am not familiar with that chemical. Agouron (which manufactures nelfinavir in the US) does not list E132 as a component. You might try writing Agouron (owned by Pfizer) which is the company that developed Read more »

Restarting Abacavir after Drug Holiday

I plan to re-start my meds after a three-month drug holiday. I recently read some reports of trouble that some people had after going back on Abacavir (Ziagen) after drug holidays (aka structured treatment interruptions). It seems some of those...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...long as it is done carefully with rapid access to your doc if you have any problems suggestive of the abacavir hypersensitivity reaction. Good luck! KHKeith Henry, M.D. Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

... nel-FIN-a-veer --> Brand Name: Viracept Other Name(s): Mesilato de nelfinavir, NFV, Nelfinavir mesylate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Nelfinavir, also known as Viracept, is a type of medicine called Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...cell in a processcalled fusion. After fusion, HIV releases its RNA (genetic material) andenzymes (proteins that cause chemical reactions) into the CD4 cell. Reverse Transcription HIV's RNA contains the "instructions" that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...liquid with food. Keep at room temperature. Diarrhea, fatigue, headache, nausea. Increase in cholesterol and triglycerides. Nelfinavir (Viracept) 9 (250 mg; 3, 3x/day) or 10 (5, 2x/day) or 4 (625 mg; 2, 2x/day) Take with meals... Read more »
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The 3rd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV

... The Body Covers: The 3rd International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV Athenaeum Inter-Continental, Athens, Greece October 23-26, 2001 The Body's Conference Summaries Read more »
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my strange reaction

Posted by midwestguy143, 2 Replies
...I tested positive on March 24, 2009. The thing that surprised me, and my friends was my reaction -- none really. Just something else in my life. I had lost my job many months ago, and with the job market being so tough, Read more »

Recreational drugs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 these drugs-- he's very strict. Brent Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Column 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Indinavir (Crixivan) Nelfinavir (Viracept) Ritonavir (Norvir) ... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...also cause inflammation of the pancreas and painful nerve damage. There have been reports of complications and other severe reactions, including death, to some of the antiretroviral nucleoside analogs when used alone or in combination. Therefore,... Read more »