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Taking Norvir With Hiv Meds

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Atripla and Flonase

Is it OK to use flonase while taking Atripla?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Atripla and Flonase are fine together. The problem with Flonase and other inhaled steroids is mostly when people are also taking Norvir as this HIV med interferes with the clearance of the steroid from the body. Less clearance, the higher the... Read more »

new regimen

I recently suffered severe panic attacks during the months of March through May 2007...during this... Read more »

Taking meds all at once

I know several people, HIV poz and neg, who pop all their meds all at once. I'm always afraid to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...of life for many. With a list of drug interactions longer than some phone books, it's a daunting drug to add to the multiple meds many HIVers have to take. Even though the Norvir contained in Abbott's PI Kaletra has long been available in a... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...recommended with either rifampin or Mycobutin. Rescriptor increases levels of protease inhibitors Crixivan, Lexiva, Invirase, Kaletra, Norvir, and Viracept, as well as immunosuppressants, birth control pills (ethinyl estradiol), and methadone, so... Read more »
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Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier

...the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.) When to Start HIV/AIDS Treatment For people who have never been on HIV meds before, starting treatment is now recommended at a CD4 count of 500 or less (up from 350 or less). However, the... Read more »
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...phenylbarbital, rifampin, St. John's wort, or Tegretol (carbamazepine). Intelence should not be used with unboosted (without Norvir) PIs (Intelence may cause a significant alteration in the levels of the PI), or with Sustiva, Viramune,... Read more »
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Skipping Doses

Posted by chrisnxs, 2 Replies
...Hello Everyone, can someone please elaborate on the severity of skipping meds? My bf is positive and has been on meds for about a year. He's on my insurance and it kills the price down to a point where he Read more »

GINSENG and other antioident

Posted by AaronK, 2 Replies
...I dont wanna mix meds but can red panax ginseng be mixed with norvir, truvada and presita, dapsone? ... i heard that it makes people on antidepression meds... have a manic episode... and other effects... Read more »

HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...take advantage of free HIV screening so they could begin treatment early. I wrote in a letter to the editor that while the new meds allow people with HIV/AIDS to live longer, that life is by no means healthy and that avoiding HIV infection was... Read more »

feeling insecure, scared and terrified of meds

Posted by movingon, 3 Replies
...physique change ? I'm 6ft 4 and 228 pounds, in decent shape. Strong as an ox. I am so so so scared, even though i do know that meds can help me live a long healthy life, its still feels like i am doomed and will get worse over time. Will the fact... Read more »