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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 »

Ritonavir and Dilaudid Intrathecal Pain Medication

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

Paxil / Combivir / Viracept - and Bad Reactions from this combination?

I am currently taking Paxil (just started). I am also an alcoholic (heavy drinking for 10 years,... Read more »
Articles
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

rit-ON-uh-veer Brand Name: Norvir Other Name(s): RTV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Ritonavir can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include liver problems,... 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: inhaled medicines such as salmeterol or salmeterol in combination... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Safety Revisions to Norvir (Ritonavir) Tablets, Capsules and Oral Solution Labeling

On December 7, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration approved the following revisions to the Norvir (ritonavir) tablets, capsules and oral solution product labeling: The Contraindications section was updated to include toxic epidermal ... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) Package Insert Revision Regarding Drug-Drug Interaction Information

On January 29, 2009, FDA approved revisions to the Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) package insert to include drug-drug interaction information for concurrent Kaletra administration with inhaled medicines such as salmeterol or salmeterol in combination... Read more »
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ritonavir

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm looking to talk with people who are currently taking
ritonavir (Norvir) capsules and will be affected by the imminent
change to liquid ritonavir. I'm a reporter working on a story for
the journal... Read more »

ritonavir in liquid form

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My partner just started taking ritonavir in the liquid form and it
tastes really bad. Furthermore, after taking it, he becomes very
nauseous and weak. We would like to hear from people with
... Read more »

Need Ritonavir

Posted by Anonymous
Dear Friends

I am a person living with HIV for 11 years now. Up until now I have not taken any medications apart from vitamin supplements. I have been in conflict with myself on whether to start HAART and after much sole searching have decided to... Read more »

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, I've gotten used to the... Read more »