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Risks Of Maraviroc

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AIDS InfoNet

Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

What Is Maraviroc? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Maraviroc Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With OtherDrugs? The Bottom Line What Is Maraviroc? Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US and Celsentri elsewhere) was formerly known as UK 427,857. It is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Maraviroc is the first "attachment inhibitor" drug. ...
Ask the Experts

How best to prevent facial wasting after treatment interruption?

I have been on a drug "holiday" for the past 18 months, after 12 years of HIV therapy. I stopped my meds with high CD4 count of 1100 and undetectable viral load. The reason I stopped therapy was because, even though I felt great, I had significant...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. You do not seem vain and asking to take an effective regimen with the lowest chance of lipoatrophy is a perfectly reasonable request. It would be important to know what your regimen was before the treatment... Read more »

Changing HIV medications

Hi, I am a 48 year old male and have been HIV+ since 1987 and have been on different drug cominations since the late 90's. My current combination is Viramune and Kivexa and I seem to be having side effects which are becoming more difficult to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
What options for switching that are available depend on where you are located. Drugs such as lamvudine or abacavir (in the Kivexa) have a low but not zero association with peripheral neuropathy. Looking for contributing factors (diabetes, smoking,... Read more »

Maraviroc study or not?

Hi Dr. Daar, Thank you in advance for your time and energy for this site! I am a long term surviver, (21 years) and very drug experienced. I have reached another cross roads in my HIV journey. I have just completed the tests to see if I am R5...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I will start by making some general comments and then specifics regarding your situation. Anytime someone is "failing" their antiretroviral treatment it is worth defining whether that is because their viral load has rebounded, because their immune... Read more »

DOUBLE HIP OPERATION AVASCULAR NICROSIS

HI I HAVE HAD 2 FULL HIP REPLACEMENTS DUE TO AVASCULAR NECROSIS AND NOW MY DOC WANTS TO STOP MY TRUVADA AND JUST KEEP ME ON KALETRA 2 IN MRNING AND 2 EVENING'IS THIS A WISE MOVE? DOES TRUVADA PLAY A ROLE IN NECROSIS?SHOULD I EXPECT TO BE ILL DUE TO...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The potential contribution of the tenofovir in avascular necrosis is unclear to me. Checking for any signs of more generalized bone disease (DEXA scan, bone turnover markers) or renal disease is worth considering to determine if there is evidence... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Updated Label Information for Sustiva (Efavirenz)

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved revisions to the package insert for Sustiva (efavirenz), a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, for both capsules and tablets, to include updates to the sections described below. ... 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 a type of medicine called an entry inhibitor. Entry inhibitors work... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

What Are Immune Therapies? Immune Stimulators Therapeutic Vaccines Anti-Inflammatory Approaches Gene Therapies NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

I'm major stressed is this low risk/no risk?

Posted by xandernumpty
Just over two weeks ago i finally gave in to my bi-curious urges and met up with a complete stranger who i got chatting to online. His profile said he had a bfd he said he was single, and also let slip that he'd been assaulted on the scene a few... Read more »