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Reaction To Viracept

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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, not drinking now) and HIV+ for 12 years. Doctor wants me to start on Combivir and Viracept. Could I still continue with the Paxil along with these?...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Paxil, like many antidepressants is metabolized in the liver by a series of enzymes called the cytochrome P450 system. All of the protease inhibitors have some effect on this system, decreasing the rate of breakdown of some drugs, but it varies... Read more »

Viracept recall, changing all meds or just PI?

Im on Viracept and Combivir for 8 years and undetectable and between 500 and 700 CD4 during that... Read more »

Viracept/Stocrin Combo

Dear Dr. Bartlett,Until a week ago I was on a Comvivir/Viracept Combo, After discussions with my... Read more »
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Treatment Briefs

Nelfinavir: Twice Daily Use and New Formulation Nelfinavir (Viracept), Agouron's protease inhibitor that was initially approved at a dose of 750 mg (three 250 mg tablets) three times each day, has become easier to take. Late in 1999, the FDA... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Nelfinavir Non-Renewal of Marketing Authorisation in the EU

The marketing authorisation for nelfinavir (Viracept) ended on 23 January 2013 and is no longer valid in the EU. 1 This was expected, as last year, manufacturers in the EU, Roche Pharmaceuticals, announced that it was not going to reapply. The... Read more »
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Cómo Manejar la Diarrea Causada por el Nelfinavir

El uso del inhibidor de la proteasa nelfinavir (Viracept) ha sido asociado comúnmente con la diarrea. Algunas clínicas comunitarias reportan que hasta el 80% de sus clientes que usan nelfinavir experimentan este efecto secundario en varios grados.... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Nelfinavir Interaction With Warfarin

On 24 February 2011, FDA updated the nelfinavir (Viracept) label to include drug-drug interaction information between nelfinavir and wafarin. Table 11 (Established and Other Potentially Significant Drug Interactions) of the Precautions section of... Read more »
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Anyone else have an allergic reation to Viracept?

Posted by Anonymous
Anyone else have an allergic reaction to Virocept? I had one but I was on the medication for two weeks before it start to show. Now my doctor has me on Combivir and Viramune. The Virocept had made my liver enzyme count shoot up and they tested for... Read more »

Viracept GI help

Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone had any luck with anything that will help with the Viracept-related diarreah, gas and bloating? Any help would be appreciated.

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Viracept and Combivir for 10 years?

Posted by flyboy101, 2 Replies
I have a questions. I have been positive for 15 years. Have been on Viracept and Combivir for 10 years and my Tcells are over 1400 and non detectable virial load for 10 years. I just read Dr. Wohl's post reguarding a person's questions about... Read more »

Viracept/Epivir/Videx side effects

Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 Replies
I started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it?



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