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Reaction To Norvir

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Allergic Reaction

I keep getting an allergic reaction to my meds. I have been on Lexiva, Norvir and Sustiva. The reaction I get is my body is covered in hives. I am newly diagnosed and I am being to worry. Is it possible that all the meds I come in contact with...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...probably receiving another medication (nukes) with your your Sustiva and Lexiva, I'd wager that you're experiencing an allergic reaction to one of these. While this is less common and takes time to diagnose, we've seen persons like you where we... Read more »

hypomanic reaction to meds

I'm bipolar II and tend to be very sensitive to drugs. My doctor gave me a once a day cocktail... Read more »


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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois, New York Attorneys General Launch Investigations Into Abbott's Price Increase of AIDS Drug

...whether Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories violated antitrust laws when it increased by 400% the price of its antiretroviral drug Norvir, the Chicago Tribune reports (Japsen, Chicago Tribune , 2/8). In December, Abbott increased the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...cold) (11%). Last year, the warning on the drug label was strengthened to include reports of hypersensitivity (allergic-like) reactions, which sometimes occur with hepatic (liver) failure, and fatality due to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, erythema... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Label Update for Norvir (Ritonavir)

... On November 23, 2009, FDA approved changes to the Norvir package insert (product label) to include drug-drug interaction information for concurrent ritonavir administration with: Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...initiated. Report symptoms of illness, such as shingles and TB, to a health care provider. Potential drug interactions: Aptivus/Norvir can also decrease the concentrations of Isentress, but no clinically significant interaction was observed... Read more »
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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. According Read more »

Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda and Sustiva first, and was taken off them due to a serstensive buring rash reaction, I was tould by my Docktor an extremely rare to get so bad. Then I was moved to taking Truvada & Atazanavir... Read more »

What to start with?!

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...with? In my stiuation, I hear conflicting stories - some say start with Truvada/Sustiva, some say commence with Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir, as I gather these are the 2 easiest options to take? Has anyone else been in my situation? If so, what... Read more »

Some drug reactions, I think

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...Hey guys, long time no parlez, For two years I've been on a regimen of Norvir, Atazanavir (Reyetaz) and Truvada (Viread and Emtriva). Last July I developed tingling in my toes (parathesia) which became Read more »