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Should I Take Lipitor If I Have Hiv

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Lipitor and HIV

I found this site after searching on Google for Lipitor Side effects. Now my question(s) are:What has Lipitor got to do with HIV?If I am experiencing muscle pain, is it more harmful to stop taking Lipitor, or less harmfullThanksMalcolm
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There has been some data suggesting that Lipitor may have a direct effect on HIV but that has not been confirmed by follow-up studies to date. Lipitor can cause muscle damage not related to HIV which can be Read more »

lipitor & HCV/HIV

I have had HCV and HIV for 15 years. I've been on Sustiva/Combivir for over 3 years, CD4 700 viral... Read more »

lipitor/gemfibrozil

Dr. I had ask you if I can take the Lipitor and gemfibrozil together and if will afect/react with... Read more »
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... Common Name: saquinavir Brand Name: Invirase Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Two 500 mg film-coated tablets with 100 mg Norvir two times a day with food, or Read more »
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... Common Name: nelfinavir Brand Name: Viracept Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 1,250 mg taken as either two 625 mg tablets or five 250 mg tablets twice daily Read more »
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...complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Rescriptor (delavirdine) was approved for the treatment of HIV infection in 1997. The dosing regimen of this antiretroviral is a good example of the large number of pills that had... Read more »
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... Common Name: darunavir (formerly TMC114) Brand Name: Prezista Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) once daily for first-time therapy or 600 mg (one 600 Read more »
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