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Risks Of Nelfinavir

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An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

... nel-FIN-a-veer --> Brand Name: Viracept Other Name(s): Mesilato de nelfinavir, NFV, Nelfinavir mesylate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Nelfinavir, also known as Viracept, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies
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Nelfinavir -v- Nelfinavir/Saquinavir Combo

I have been on AZT, 3TC and Crixivan since last December and my VL has dropped to (last reading) 175. However, I amseriously considering a switch from Crixivan to Nelfinavir (Viracept) because ofthe friendlier dosing schedule, and removalof the risk...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
...There may be a benefit to using saquinavir in addition to nelfinavir, but we really don't know yet. Nelfinavir doesn't increase saquinavir levels as much asritonavir does. In the only studies Read more »


Dear Dr.I read on this Forum and in the new Medscape guidelines that Nelfinavir can now be used 5 cap every 12 hours. Is this safe considering the half-life of this medication is 3.5 - 5 hours? Isn't there a higher risk for developing resistence...
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
...your life and switch to the twice a day regimen and take it with breakfast and dinner. I have everyone in my clinic who is on nelfinavir on the twice a day dose.MH Read more »

Worried about Nelfinavir Resistance

Hi, and firstly congratulations on one of the most informative and helpful HIV sites on the net. OK, my question is about developing resistance to Nelfinavir. I started my first combo 11.5 months ago and it is Videx EC, Zerit, Viracept...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
...I am not clear whether you are taking nelfinavir twice a day or three times a day - if you are taking it twice a day, I personally am not a fan of this regimen. I do not think Read more »

PEP Kit/Combivir & Nelfinavir

Hello.I was assaulted by an aquaintance. He had a vl of 90,000 and cd4 of 200.He stuck his fingernails in me and when we fell to the ground he cut his hand and may have had his blood enter my open cuts.He went with me to the Emergency and within...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The vast majority of patients have no liver or pancreatic damage from 4 weeks of PEP with the regimen you have been given. There is no clear data supporting use of 1 versus 4 weeks of a PEP regimen so the recommendations are fairly empiric. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

... What Is Nelfinavir? Who Should Take Nelfinavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Nelfinavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

... ¿Qué es Nelfinavir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Nelfinavir? ¿Qué es la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo se Toma Nelfinavir? ¿Cuáles son Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Caution with Nelfinavir and Some Lipid-Lowering Drugs

...Examples of protease inhibitors include the following: amprenavir (Agenerase) indinavir (Crixivan) lopinavir (Kaletra) nelfinavir (Viracept) ritonavir (Norvir) saquinavir (Fortovase) One of the side effects associated with this group of... Read more »
The Body PRO

Nelfinavir, Lopinavir/Ritonavir Appear Safe for Hepatitis C Patients sort out, apparent hepatotoxicity after starting treatment is a common clinical problem. This abstract is an analysis of nelfinavir (NFV, Viracept)- and lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r, Kaletra)-treated patients with HIV/HCV from the Abbott 863... Read more »
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...-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Column 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Indinavir (Crixivan) Nelfinavir (Viracept) Ritonavir (Norvir) ... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies You guys if you read these youll see why im so damn paranoid ok im so sorry for all of this shit im doing to you and fuck dont say in hurting... Read more »