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Reaction To Ritonavir

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Hepatitis or reaction to Ritonavir

What is causing me to have yellowing of the whites of my eyes and slight change in skin tone? I have also had headaches body aches and low grade fever with night sweats and chills and some mild stomach upset. My last labs in Feb show a CD-4 count of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If the yellow appearance is due to an increase in bilirubin levels (from either the atazanavir or some form of hepatitis) that should be simple to determine by blood tests and an examination. It would be unusual to have those symptoms due to... Read more »

sweating

Hello, thank you for any help you may be able to offer me. I am having a real problem with severe... Read more »

Ritonavir and Dilaudid Intrathecal Pain Medication

Does Ritonavir (Norvir) reduce the pain control benefit of Dilaudid? I'm taking Norvir, Lexiva and... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Aptivus (Tipranavir)

...protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Tipranavir, to be coadministered with ritonavir, was approved by the FDA on June 22, 2005, for use with other antiretroviral agents in the treatment of... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Label Update for Norvir (Ritonavir)

...Not be Co-administered with NORVIR) because ritonavir mediated CYP3A inhibition can result in serious and/or life-threatening reactions. Voriconazole and St. John's Wort are exceptions in that co-administration of NORVIR and voriconazole results... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

...The tablets are 700 mg, so you will take 2 tablets at a time. Fosamprenavir can also be taken in various combinations with ritonavir to boost blood levels. The exact dosing depends on whether you have already used any antiviral treatment, or any... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

... Notes Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon) 2 injections each day. 90 mg per injection for adults. No food restrictions. Skin reactions where drug is injected ranging from redness and itching to hard lumps.   Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri) ... Read more »
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Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...reaction, I was tould by my Docktor an extremely rare to get so bad. Then I was moved to taking Truvada & Atazanavir & Ritonavir and I had too be taken off these too due to a bad reaction. I have had about 6weeks beak from any meds to... Read more »

started meds and hate it.

Posted by frank74, 9 Replies
I started meds because my vl was too high 100,000 and cd4 dropped to below 500. I don't have any physical issues with meds but I is more emotional. It's a twice daily reminder of it(HIV) that before I could forget about it for a while. 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 »

I am a 15 year HIV positive survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have my PCR done at a lab in California since their test is sensitive to as low as 20 parts. I take low doses of Norvir (Ritonavir), Zerit (d4T) and Fortovase (the new gel formualtion of Saquinavir). I am mostly Eastern European origin. My... Read more »