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Should I Take Omeprazole If I Have Hiv

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Atazanavir and Omeprazole

Hello Dr. Keith. I've been having major problems due to GI conditions. I have intense heartburn, even chest pain. I've had an endoscopy done and they found erosions in stomach and duodenum, also irritation of the esophagus. On top of that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is concern that the reduced stoamch acid from the omeprazole will decrease the absorptio/blood levels/effectiveness of the atazanavir. Separating the omeprazole by 12 hours from the atazanvir and using the 20 mg/day max may allow the drugs to... Read more »

Truvada / Kaletra for PReP with omeprazole

Hi !I've just ben prescribed Kaletra / Truvada a Post-exposure Prophylaxis but usually take... Read more »

Atripla and Omeprazole 20mg (Acid Reducer)

I take Atripla at 10pm. Due to strong acid reflulx (GERD)symptoms, I tried to resolve the acid... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Information for Health Care Professionals: Update to the Labeling of Clopidogrel Bisulfate (Marketed as Plavix) to Alert Health Care Professionals About a Drug Interaction With Omeprazole (Marketed as Prilosec and Prilosec OTC)

FDA is alerting the public to new safety information concerning an interaction between clopidogrel (Plavix), an anti-clotting medication, and omeprazole (Prilosec/Prilosec OTC), a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) used to reduce stomach acid. New data... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Elvitegravir/Cobicistat and Acid Reducing Agents

The effects of omeprazole (20 mg once daily) or famotidine (40 mg once daily) on the pharmacokinetics of EVG and cobicistat were studied in HIV-negative subjects (n=11 per group). When omeprazole was administered 2 hours prior to elvitegravir and... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction Patients receiving palliative care for HIV disease have the potential for numerous drug interactions, given the complex drug regimens used to treat both early as well as advancing HIV disease. It is estimated that at any point, up to... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIV/AIDS Update: Traditional Approval of Isentress (raltegravir)

On January 29, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted traditional approval for Isentress (raltegravir) 400 mg tablets in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in treatment-experienced adult... Read more »
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oily fatty foods causing BAD indigestion

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
Anyone got any ideas?

I've been suffering terrible stomach pains, indigestion, after eating anything with even the smallest amount of fat or oil in it.

Yesterday I had an endoscopy. Immediately afterwards the specialist who performed the examination... Read more »

Maana Jueves hago la prueba ECHENME PORRAS ORACIO

Posted by CALEXIS, 2 Replies
Hola soy CALEXIS, algunos de ustedes me conocen , cual es mi caso, sino por mi historial de mensajes pueden saber. Buenoi, solo quera decir que maana jueves voy a hacer mi examen de VIH ELISA en una clnica de gobierno, adems de que es muy confiable... Read more »