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Should I Take Prezista With Epzicom

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Crestor and Prezista/Epzicom

Hello, Thanks for all the time you take to answer our questions.I have a great doctor but just thought I'd get a second opinion. My doc prescribed Crestor for high cholesterol and triglyceriedes, and I read that it had interactions with Prezista. ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...doing ok here. Crestor has a potential to have interactions with the protease inhibitors, ritonavir (Norvir) and darunavir (Prezista), though so long as you start on a lower dose of Crestor and are monitored for symptoms or findings of toxicity,... Read more »

Prezista as first line HAART for newly diagnosed

Hi Dr. McGowan,I am 24 and was diagnosed with HIV in May 2009, after becoming seriously ill for... Read more »

Started Meds 3 Weeks ago, just got first lab results back

Hi Dr, I was diagnosed HIV+ 6 weeks ago after having some mild fatigue but no other symptoms. ... Read more »
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Truvada

...non-nucleoside (the same drug class as Sustiva), the experimental TMC 278 (rilpivirine) from Tibotec Therapeutics, maker of Prezista and Intelence. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor ... Read more »
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... Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC) CD4 (T-Cell) Count Drug Resistance Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) Facial Wasting Fatigue Flu Vaccines Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide) H1N1 (Swine) Flu Virus HIV Read more »
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Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...Massachusetts not eligible by law.) Pfizer: See ViiV Healthcare Tibotec: Tibotec Therapeutics Patient Savings Program -- Covers Prezista and Intelence. Saves up to 80% of the amount of your actual out-of-pocket cost up to $100 per drug,... Read more »
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HIV Treatment Guidelines

...effectiveness or more side effects. Alternativeregimens include: NNRTI-based regimens Sustiva (efavirenz) and Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) or Combivir Viramune (nevirapine) and Combivir ... Read more »
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Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
...I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from Read more »

New to Epzicom...Help with side-effects

Posted by Keoki, 1 Reply
...Anybody out there on Intellence and Epzicom? I'm new to Epzicom. I had to stop Truvada, because of kidney function issues. I'm having a bit of a hard time adjusting to Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg Read more »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...Hi all, my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. Read more »