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Risks Of Videx

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Videx EC

... Common Name: didanosine or ddI Brand Name: Videx & Videx EC Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 400 mg enteric-coated (Videx EC), delayed-release capsule once a day, with adjustments
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Your opinion re: Dropping Videx from regimen

After a general workup, blood tests and nerve conduction studies, my neurologist says my serious (and worsening) neuropathy is due to drug toxicity. I'm treatment experienced, NNRTI's failed, Epivir failed, cannot tolerate Retrovir or Viread. Me &...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...Thank you for your post.I certaily agree that Videx (ddI) may be contributing to your neuropathy. It is difficult to know what the risks are associated with stopping Videx without Read more »

Videx EC 400mg o Videx 200mg

Saludos Doctor:Hace mas de 3 aos estoy tomando Sustiva, Videx EC (400mg) y Epivir. Mi carga viral es <50 y 550 cd4. Lo que me ha llamado la atencion es que lei hoy en un "Link" de The Body que personas con peso menor de 134 deben tomar Videx...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...Hola,La dosis correcta de Videx EC para una persona con peso menor de 60 Kg. (132 libras) es 250 mg. diariamente con el estmago vaco. No es un asunto de Videx Read more »

Viread + Videx EC with food?

I was on Sustiva, Combivir. Because of viral rebound between 200 to 800 last 3 tests, my doctor switched me to Sustiva, 3tc, Viread, Videx EC 250mg. I see all these warnings about combining Viread with Videx EC. He said this is one of the best and...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...resitance to Sustiva. If so, this may significantly affect your ability to succeed with the new regimen.Seond, the Viread + Videx EC issue is a difficult issue since we do not have all of the data we need to adjust the Videx EC (didanosine) with... Read more »

Viread/Videx dosing

Hello Dr. Aberg, I noticed in another answer that you like to use Viread, Videx EC and Sustiva. My doctor is switching me to that regimen after I developed resistance to the Epivir in my Sustiva, Videx, Epivir combo. Do you recommend taking the...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Bristol-Myers-Squibb, the makers of Videx (DDI) has sent a letter informing doctors of the potential drug interaction between Viread (tenofovir) and Videx. They recommend Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safety Risk Associated With HIV Drug Videx

... A rare but serious liver disorder has been reported in some patients taking the HIV drug Videx (didanosine) and its delayed-release formulation, Videx EC, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Monday. FDA said 42 Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Videx EC/Videx (Didanosine) Label Change Reflects Potential for Serious Liver Disorder

...and patients about a rare, but serious, complication in the liver known as non-cirrhotic portal hypertension in patients using Videx or Videx EC (didanosine). Didanosine is a medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. ... Read more »

An Overview of Videx (Didanosine, ddI)

... dye-DAN-oh-seen Brand Name: Videx EC, Videx Other Name(s): BMY 40900, BRN 3619529, CCRIS 805, Didanosina, Dideoxyinosine, HSDB 6548, ddI Drug Class: Nucleoside Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...Didanosine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Didanosine React With Other Drugs? What Is Didanosine? ddI (Videx) is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb and by Barr... Read more »
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Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand Read more »

Emtriva, Reyataz, Videx Ec

Posted by pooo, 3 Replies
...Are any of you on Emtriva, Reyataz or Videx Ec?? If so how are you doing on them and have you had any side effects? 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? Thanks. Tim Read more »

Report Side effects of Zerit and Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... If you have experienced side effects, especially peripheral neuropathy, from Bristol Myers Squibb's drugs Zerit and Videx please report them to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is done by calling the FDA's Medwatch toll free phone... Read more »