Risks Of Viracept
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillI share your concern. Viracept is my least favorite protease inhibitor and so I often look for any excuse to change from this drug to an alternative that is more potent and better tolerated. However, there are people, like your sister who have... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello, and thanks for posting. I am not a big fan of switching from AZT to abacavir (Ziagen, Kixiva) because of the potential risk of abacavir hypersensitivity reaction (about 7 percent risk, but rarely fatal). So if tenofovir (Viread) is not... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineIf you are comfortable and happy taking 5 nelfinavir tablets (Viracept) twice a day than taking 3 tablets 3 times a day, then stiick with what you're doing. More people tend to forget the midday dose when there are 3 doses per day, so I... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolYou present a complex issue; you are right in being concerned about viral load, there is no question that risk of maternal to child transmission is lowest[close to zero] for both in utero and intrapartum[ labor and delivery] forms of transmission... Read more »
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Posted by flyboy101, 2 RepliesI have a questions. I have been positive for 15 years. Have been on Viracept and Combivir for 10 years and my Tcells are over 1400 and non detectable virial load for 10 years. I just read Dr. Wohl's post reguarding a person's questions about... Read more »
Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 RepliesI started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it?
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Posted by AnonymousHas anyone had any luck with anything that will help with the Viracept-related diarreah, gas and bloating? Any help would be appreciated.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replycan anyone share any longer term side effects of treatment with viracept(more than 2 years)I went through some very slight initial diareaha(extremely mild and resolved quickly)But lipo is setting in(pyshical as well as lipids)but I've lost 70% of... Read more »
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