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Should Someone With Hiv Take Viramune

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Ask the Experts


I read A letter from a hiv psoitive person who states viamune is the worse medication a person could be on who has hepc. is there any truth to this? my husband who has hepc and didn't respond to interferon theopy is on viamune. his liver disease is...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Viramune (nevirapine) is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor of HIV. It is a very effective drug against HIV.There are reports Read more »

hiv@hepc is viramune o.k.?

i use to be on viracept and epiver and zerit for 5 years.for the last 3 years i have been drug... Read more »

hiv@hepc is viramune o.k.?

i use to be on viracept and epiver and zerit for 5 years.for the last 3 years i have been drug... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Viramune Affects Birth Control in HIV+ Women

...The drug called Viramune (also known as nevirapine) appears to reduce the blood levels of the oral birth control pill Ortho-Novum, thereby reducing its Read more »
The Body PRO

Addition of Short-Course Zidovudine/Lamivudine to Single-Dose Viramune Decreases Development of Maternal NNRTI-Resistant HIV

...transmission (MTCT) of HIV in underdeveloped countries was again raised at this conference, with more data reported on nevirapine (NVP, Viramune) resistance. Reducing transmission by 50% with only 2 doses per patient, nevirapine's allure became... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: nevirapine Brand Name: Viramune Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs, or non-nukes) Standard Read more »
The Body

New Assistance Program Helps HIVers Pay for Viramune

...provides free adherence support for people taking Viramune. The assistance program comes at an important time for people with HIV/AIDS. Some states' AIDS Drug Assistance Programs are running out of funding, kicking people off the program and/or... Read more »
Connect With Others

Started TRUVADA and VIRAMUNE last night at 6pm

Posted by Augustus, 3 Replies
...This is my first experience with fighting my HIV infection that I was diagnosed with on July 1 2005. So far, everything seems normal, even a wee bit better than normal as I Read more »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
...gave in to temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days. The first night, it was two hours after taking the viramune / truvada. The next day, it was in the afternoon. No problems other than a little stomach upset. However... Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
...Pretty good from the 16,000 copies VL and 350 ish CD4 leading into the decision to start treament 2 years after learning of my HIV status. My CD4 declined steadily over each month to the 350 range that my doctor advised as a good starting... Read more »

I really love this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
... Introduction Determine HIV-1/2 Test Viramune About the Determine HIV-1 / 2 test Determine HIV-1/2 is an easy-to-use, rapid (15-minute) test for HIV antibodies developed Read more »