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Taking Nevirapine With Hiv Meds

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Cymbalta+nevirapine+lamivudine+viread

Dear doctor ,I was prescribed by my psiquiatric Cymbalta(duloxetine) for my depression since paroxetine was not working all rihgt.I would really like to knoe if this drug has any interaction witn the antiretrivirals I am taking which are...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Generaly Cymbalta can be taken safely with your nevirapine based regimeln in my experience and to my knowledge. If any reader knows of a concern (still needs to be reasonably monitored) Read more »

l am taking meds for the first time...

Hi Dr Ben, you are my hero and shining light living with hiv,l am starting meds for the first time... Read more »

CYMBALTA+nevirapine+lamivudina+viread

Dear doctor ,I was prescribed by my psiquiatric Cymbalta(duloxetine) for my depression since... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 , 2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viramune

... Common Name: nevirapine Brand Name: Viramune Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Findings on Nevirapine Support WHO HIV Treatment Guideline Changes

... "Most HIV-positive women and children exposed to nevirapine (Viramune) during the peripartum period can go on to use the drug when they need highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) Read more »
The Well Project

Pharmacokinetics

...boosted regimen makes Crixivan easier to take. Several other PIs can be boosted with Norvir. The NNRTIs (drugs like Viramune [nevirapine] and Sustiva [efavirenz]) have the opposite effect. They speed up enzymes and get other drugs out of the... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...hands and knees and it itches like heck. I am about to go nuts it itches so bad. Anyone else have this problem taking the meds I am on? Has anyone found any relief in any way? I am about to tear my skin off. Any suggestions? Read more »

PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was effective? Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...opportunistic infection for HIV-infected patients is TB. It's extremely difficult to treat TB and HIV simultaneously, because TB meds interact with protease inhibitors, severely limiting a patient's HIV treatment options. Thus health care... Read more »

I'm taking my treatment into my own hands now

Posted by taurusthecat, 5 Replies
...like I'm in some kind of 'control group', letting it go it's natural course to see how it goes compared to others who are on meds. All that matters in my mind is that there are medical capabilities out there which enable me to deal with this... Read more »