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Taking Prezista When You're Hiv Positive

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An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): DRV, darunavir ethanolate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Darunavir can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include liver problems and severe skin reactions or rash. Contact your health care provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms that may signal liver problems: ...
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In Reference to taking 900mg prezista

I had asked if it is ok for me to be taking 900mg prezista since only 300mg is available and you had said it is not the preferred dosage, would it be much better for me to take 600mg prezista /100mg ritonavir twice a day? Another question is that,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.With regard to the Prezista dosing, I don't think that there's a wrong approach. Either 900 mg/100 mg once daily or 600 mg/100 mg twice daily would both be acceptable, yet the second strategy yields a twice... Read more »

Headaches; taking Prezista, Norvir and Epzicom

Hi, doctor.I am the guy who asked about lipodystrophy/atrophy. So, first, thanks for your response. :)My partner is on Prezista, Norvir and Epzicom. This is his new regimen starting early this March (March 7, I believe), prescribed by an HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Boosted protease inhibitors and less often Epzicom can cause headaches when first starting-typically that will improve with time but not always. Ibuprofen is usually OK to take unless problem with stomach acid or kidney function. Would inform HIV... Read more »

Triglycerides 588 and cholesterol 230 Doctor won't put me on a statin I have no liver problems Meds I am taking us Truvada 2.5 1 a day Prezista 600 mg 2 a day and Norvir 100mg 2 a day

As I have mentioned my Doctor is refusing to put me on a statin such as lipator he's saying take fish oil and lowfat diet. I don't agree with this I would very much like your opinion I am 40 years old and have been positive for about 20...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Those recommendations are usually the first approach to lowering lipids. However, if that doesn't work in a few months, you could consider staying on that regimen and adding a statin and/or a fibrate, or changing your regimen to a more lipid... Read more »

Prezista, Truvada, and Noivir for Prep?

Hello:4 days ago I believe that I was exposed to HIV due to a condom breaking during anal sex; I was the receiver with no known bodily fluids exchanged. I do not know if the person was HIV. Within 72 hours (45 hrs), I went to the ID department, at...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi MS and thanks for posting.To be clear, you're not taking Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), you're taking Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). The former you'd take before exposure, the later, if after the "fact".While... Read more »
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