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Sustiva Vs Intelence

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Intelence vs. Sustiva

I take Sustiva, Selzentry, Epzicom and Viread. Selzentry must be doubled (600 mg, twice a day) because of Sustiva. Can I switch to Intellence and go to 300 mg twice a day on Selzentry? I show resistance to Sustiva, but have taken it for the last...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
It's not possible for me to give you a well-informed answer on the basis of the information that you have provided. In an earlier case today, I noted that the more complex a regimen and past treatment regimen, the less likely it is that I... Read more »

Would Isentress + Intelence be enough?

I'm a 47 yo Asian guy who's been positive for 7 years. I'm relatively healthy and... Read more »

Flax Seed Oil and Intelence.

Does Flax Seed Oil increase levels of Intelence in the blood? You sugested taking fish oil at... Read more »
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Two Studies Look at Intelence

Two posters looking at the new NNRTI Intelence (etravirine, TMC-125) were presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC. One study found that the amount of time it took people to achieve full control of HIV while on Intelence did... Read more »
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Intelence Now for Kids Ages 6 and Older

The HIV drug Intelence (etravirine) received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use by children ages six to 18 weighing at least 35 pounds , who have previous anti-HIV treatment experience. This includes children whose virus... Read more »
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FAQs About Intelence (Etravirine)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Basics | Drug Resistance | Side Effects Basics Can I take Intelence just once a day? What kind of meal should I eat before... Read more »
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Brand name: Intelence Generic name: etravirine, or ETR Class: Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (non-nucleoside, NNRTI, or non-nuke) Manufacturer: Janssen Therapeutics, , (800) JANSSEN (526-7736) AWP: ... Read more »
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Isentress and Intelence side effects

Posted by nevereasy, 2 Replies
Anyone taking these two drugs together? One or the other?. I seem to be extremely fatigued and weak. Additionally I am off balance also have a marked increase in my need to take a lorazapam ( anti anxiety) . Anybody else have any of these problems? ... Read more »

anyone having problems with Intelence????????

Posted by laguy38v
I started on Intelence over 8 days ago and I broke out in a rash all over my body. My Doctor wants me to continue and see if the rash will go away once my body gets use to the new drug. Has anyone had the same problem?
He put me on presnisone to help... Read more »


Posted by laguy38v, 2 Replies
Hi has anyone had a rash because of it and if so did it finally go away?
I have a horrible rash after 8 days and my Doctor wants me to stay on it with the hope it will go away.
Thank you for any information. Read more »

Question for males on Intelence and/or Isentress.

Posted by Monchhichi, 1 Reply
Are there any side effects that you have been noticing? My husband just started these at the beginning of April and he is having one side effect that is not listed as a possible side effect of either med. They both have the basic side effects... Read more »