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Reaction To Indinavir

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Drug Level Testing

...side effects. Some side effects aren't linked to the amount of drug in the body. Higher doses probably cause more stomach problems with the protease inhibitors, or kidney stones with indinavir. However, the hypersensitivity reaction to abacavir is unrelated to the dose of the drug. TDM won't reduce this side effect. TDM is expensive. Because it's still experimental, it's difficult to get reimbursement for TDM. When Can TDM Help? TDM...
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resistance test

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,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
If you are still on any of the HIV meds you listed, you need to change them and get your CD4 count up and your viral load to undetectable. I would favor something like darunavir/ritonavir + raltegravir + truvada. 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
You didn't actually ask a question, so I will just respond to the information that you have provided, and urge you to talk to your doctor about these remarks. From the outset, you should understand that it is not possible to make specific treatment... Read more »

Drug Resistance

Kindly find my result for HIV drug resistance, kindly advice what should I use? Consider i dont have specialists in HIV in my country Integrase Inhibitors Raltegravir (Isentress) no evidence of resistanceNon-nucleoside Reverse...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...previous regimens, and the viral load and CD4 cell results with each treatment, as well as any side effects and other adverse reactions to the drugs, and other treatments and OIs presently or in the past.It would also be useful to repeat the... Read more »

stopping indinavir/ nephrolithiasis

Question 1: my brother is taking azt, ddi, and crixivan, and recently had probable kidney stones, despite drinking large amounts of fluids. What will happen if he discontinues the drug? Can he go on a different protease inhibitor?Or will...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...(at least 2 quarts per day) will lower your chances of developing stones, it can still happen. Since this is not an allergic reaction but a side effect, people who develop kidney stones due to indinavir do not necessarily have to change therapy.... Read more »
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St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

...Other Therapies? There are very few studies of interactions between St. John's Wort and medications or other herbs. Some bad reactions have been reported in people who combine St. John's Wort with anti-depression medications. Do not use St.... Read more »
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An Overview of Crixivan (Indinavir)

... in-DIN-a-veer Brand Name: Crixivan Other Name(s): IDV, Indinavir sulfate, L-735,524, MK-639, Sulfato de indinavir Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Indinavir sulfate, also known Read more »
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Indinavir (Crixivan)

... What Is Indinavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...notice a rapid increase in your weight, or if any part of your body gets swollen. In rare cases, fluconazole can cause a serious reaction (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) that shows up as a skin rash. Pregnant women or women who are breastfeeding... Read more »
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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 »

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Posted by Anonymous
...can cause pancreatitis, peripheral neuropathy, nausea and headache. Abacavir and amprenavir can cause serious hypersensitivity reactions. Efavirenz may cause dysphoria and nightmares. If treatment needs to be stopped, all medications should be... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...also cause inflammation of the pancreas and painful nerve damage. There have been reports of complications and other severe reactions, including death, to some of the antiretroviral nucleoside analogs when used alone or in combination. Therefore,... 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 »