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Should I Take Selzentry If I Have Aids

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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 by blocking HIV from entering
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Question about Selzentry's side effects?

`My doctor wants to put me on Selzentry/Celsentri. He says that he has had very good immunological responses in his patients, compared with other drugs. Initially I would be on Truvada, Isentress, and Selzentry, but then after a few months of being...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...Hello Thank you for your questions.The use of Selzentry (or Maraviroc) is a novel approach to treat HIV infection. There are ongoing discussions about using this drug as part of an Read more »

end stages of aids?

my husband stopped taking his meds and he is in the bed the whole day and it is just terrible he does not want to do anything. He complains he is cold, tired and verysleepy. He stopped taking his meds. Is he in the end stages of AIDS? He goes to the...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Where do you live? Outside the US? There are so many new good medicines now like Isentress, Selzentry, Truvada, Reyataz, Intelence, and Prezista that work for people who have multi drug resistant virus. I wonder why he stopped.Sometimes Read more »

Unbearable bloating with anything I eat or drink

I have been HIV positive for 29 years and AIDS for 23. All is going pretty good ; just to be here, but my stomach bloating is unbearable and I think it is leading to other problems. I take Selzentry, viramune and isentress anthing I can do for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...modest benefit. For some patients macrobiotic diet or at least active culture yogurt on a regular basis may help. Your particular HIV regimen usually compares well to other regimens regarding gut side effects so I cannot with any confidence... Read more »

Isentress resistance?

I have had HIV/Aids 25yrs, I have been on & become resistant to most meds. I have been on Isentress/Truvada regimen for a couple yrs now & recently went through an "on & off" regimen due to recent move to different state. I have had nothing but...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...be useful for you, including darunavir or tipranavir (new PIs), etravirine (Intellence, the 2nd generation NNRTI), miraviroc (Selzentry, the new CCR5 entry inhibitor), and enfurvitide (Fuzeon), the first entry inhibitor that requires twice daily... Read more »
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FAQs About Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Basics | Tropism Testing | Drug Resistance | Side Effects Basics Is Selzentry appropriate for someone just starting HIV medications or is it only for medication experienced patients? Will the new drugs 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 Read more »
The Body

A Revolutionary New Way to Fight HIV/AIDS: CCR5 Inhibitors

...medications known as CCR5 inhibitors or CCR5 antagonists. CCR5 inhibitors burst onto the scene in 2007, when the first CCR5 inhibitor, Selzentry (maraviroc, Celsentri), was approved in the United States. With Selzentry's approval came a rush of... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Expanded Indication for Selzentry (maraviroc)

... On November 20, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental NDA to expand the indication for Selzentry (maraviroc) to include combination antiretroviral treatment of therapy naive adults infected with CCR5-tropic HIV-1 virus.... Read more »
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