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Simvastatin And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Is Zocor safe for HIV patients?

Is Zocor safe to take with HIV medication Kaletra?One doctor said yes, but another doctor said to stop the Zocor at once! She said it could cause a heart attack.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Use of simvastatin with Kaletra is not recommended due to a drug interaction that could result in very high levels of the simvastatin that would Read more »

Atripla ok with simvastatin?

Hello and Happy Valentine's Day! I will soon be starting hiv medications for the first time and my... Read more »

Calcium Supplements with HIV Meds

I am a treatment experienced HIV positive 45 year old male. I have recently been diagnosed with... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Ongoing Safety Review of High-Dose Zocor (Simvastatin) and Increased Risk of Muscle Injury

...not use simvastatin with these medications: Itraconazole Ketoconazole Erythromycin Clarithromycin Telithromycin HIV protease inhibitors Nefazodone Do not use more than 10mg of simvastatin with these medications : ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Invirase

... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viracept

... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Rescriptor

...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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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

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Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

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...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »