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Selzentry

... Common Name: maraviroc (formerly UK-427,857) Brand Name: Selzentry Class: CCR5 antagonist (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: without food, with no food restrictions. The recommended dose varies depending on other medications the patient is taking: 150 mg twice daily if taken
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Question about Selzentry's side effects?

`My doctor wants to put me on Selzentry/Celsentri. He says that he has had very good immunological responses in his patients, compared with other drugs. Initially I would be on Truvada, Isentress, and Selzentry, but then after a few months of being...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Hello Thank you for your questions.The use of Selzentry (or Maraviroc) is a novel approach to treat HIV infection. There are ongoing discussions about using this drug as part of an Read more »

resistance to most drugs

I have been poz since 1982, hereunder the drugs i have been taking for 12 years Atripla (efavirenz + tenofovir + emtricitabine) Combivir (zidovudine + lamivudine, AZT + 3TC) Videx (didanosine, ddI) Crixivan (indinavir, IDV) Invirase (saquinavir,...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...raltegravir (Isentress); the new second generation NNRTI etravirine (Intellence); the new CCR5 blocker entry inhibitor miraviroc (Selzentry) or the fusion inhibitor enfurvitide (Fuzeon).To date, several clinical trials of combinations of these... Read more »

Can EDTA or (chelation therapy), help advanced HIV patients with cardiovascular disease?

I would consider myself an experienced patient diagnosed 10 years ago, and probably living with this disease for 15 years. I have exhausted almost every treatment option, and have about two severe drug reactions, and about 70% resistense to earlier...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...disease with narrowing of the coronary arteries. Most patients I have treated with Isentress + Intelence (usually with Prezista + Selzentry or possibly Fuzeon as well) have had excellent responses from the HIV perspective prompting aggressive... Read more »

Resitant to all PIs & almost all NRTIs

Hello,I have been HIV+ for 25 years and have done pretty well on my HIV therapies which I began about 17 years ago. Last year my viral load began to increase so my doctor & I decided to switch my regimen. My Pheno & Genotype test showed me resistant...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...T-20 to see if you can still maintain control without it. Similarly, while I would not propose that you try miraviroc (MVC, Selzentry) at this moment, it is another drug that is available to you for consideration. You and your doctor may want to... Read more »
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FAQs About Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Basics | Tropism Testing | Drug Resistance | Side Effects Basics Is Selzentry appropriate for someone just starting HIV medications or is it only for medication experienced patients? Will the new drugs Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Expanded Indication for Selzentry (maraviroc)

...subjects who received SELZENTRY. Use with caution in patients at increased risk of cardiovascular events (5.2). Adverse Reactions The most common adverse events in treatment-experienced subjects (>8% incidence) which occurred at a higher... Read more »
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Fuzeon

...and begins its replication process. Fusion inhibitors are a type of entry inhibitor, another one of which is in the pharmacy (Selzentry, taken orally). Because of injections, Fuzeon will most likely be used in the heavily treatment-experienced... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri)

... mah-RAV-er-rock Brand Name: Selzentry Other Name(s): Celsentri, MVC, UK-427,857 Drug Class: Entry and Fusion Inhibitors Maraviroc, also known as Selzentry, is 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 »

allergic reactions

Posted by TRex, 2 Replies
...Has anyone who is HIV positive had a lot of allergic reactiosn to antibiotics? I had two allergic reactions (the Bactrim one was the one who made me ask for the HIV test).the other one is Keflex. I am on Augmentin now and woke up with 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 painful buring and shooting pains. This... Read more »

severe itching

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...itching is killing me. can anybody suggest something I can buy to relieve severe itching? and what can I buy to prevent allergic reactions to bug bites? all I can do for now is to treat my symptoms. any home remedies? Read more »