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Risks Of Lexiva

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Lexiva

... Common Name: fos-amprenavir calcium Brand name: Lexiva Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg or two 100 mg Norvir, both once daily; or two 700 mg tablets (without Norvir), twice
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Lipitor&Lexiva,what side effects on lower extremeties?

I am experiencing severe spasms in one leg and I am wondering does the combination of the Lipitor with Lexiva play a role in this? I've already been to emergency room and talked to my primary care(stopped with the Lipitor)> Need advise!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Statins can cause muscle irritation and damage. The risk may be increased with certain statins and protease inhibitors since the latter can result in higher blood levels of some statins. Often there would be an increase in blood levels of muscle... Read more »

simple lexiva vs. norvir boosted lexiva

I just switched to a combo of Truvada and Lexiva. I made the switch from Kaletra, Viread, and Epivir. I was having problems with bone necrosis and extremely high cholesterol & trigylcerides. From what I've read here it seems that Lexiva is...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...virologic suppression on the boosted regimen to unboosted Reyataz are being awaited. In your case, the success of your unboosted Lexiva regimen in large part depends on any prior PI resistance that you might have and any prior nucleoside... Read more »

Lexiva and Truvada

I'm on lexiva 700mg twice a day. Is there any problem NOT taking the ritonavir boost if a patient is PI naive and diligent about taking their meds? Also, for people with kidney problems it is alright to take Truvada QOD; what about people who...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...it's generally recommended to use protease inhibitors with low-dose ritonavir, some protease inhibitors, like fosamprenavir (Lexiva) can be used without ritonavir in certain situations. There is probably a little drop off in performance and... Read more »

Rayataz to Lexiva

Hello,I've been on Epzicom, Rayataz, Novir for 10 month now.I had good VL surpression within weeks. My CD4 went up from 250 to 377 (20% to 30%) - so far so good.I have problems with my stomach al the time (accid) as well as high biliburin levels....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...most peopel do not have symptoms associated with elevations of bilirubin unless they are very high.There are no data to suggest Lexiva will cause more body shape issues than Reyataz - and frankly, the data are unclear regarding protease... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

... FOS-am-pren-a-veer Brand Name: Lexiva Other Name(s): Fosamprenavir calcium, GW 433908, GW433908, Telzir, VX 175, f-APV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Fosamprenavir, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

...Other Drugs? What Is Fosamprenavir? Fosamprenavir is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Lexiva TM . In some countries, it is called Telzir. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Fosamprenavir is a pro-drug.... Read more »
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Four Posters Add to Our Knowledge of Lexiva

...Several posters were presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC on the use of the protease inhibitor (PI), Lexiva (fosamprenavir). The studies looked at long-term follow-up from the KLEAN study, as well as 3 studies... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA: HIV Drug Lexiva Label to Warn of Cholesterol Increases

... GlaxoSmithKline PLC has written to doctors regarding label changes in its HIV drug Lexiva. The letter, which the Food and Drug Administration posted on its Web site Thursday, warns of increases in cholesterol levels Read more »
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Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
...I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
...I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
...I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
...I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened Read more »