Taking Viracept With Hiv Meds
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Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineWell what can I tell you that you don't already know? The packageinsert says you should eat. Your doctor tells you to eat. Yourpharmacist tells you to eat. If I tell you to eat, will it do anygood? What am I, your grandmother? All right,... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineIt is more common to do the reverse. That is, start someone on a 3 drug combination like combivir and nelfinavir and then add sustiva if you did not become undetectable by 12 or so weeks. This is something called intensification (when you add an... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYOu don't indicate how long you have been on the regimen. First take it with food. If you are taking other meds, space them apart from you HIV meds. These symptoms usually go away over the first few weeks of treatment. If you have to stay on... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationThere are no restrictions of any fruits while taking Combivir and Viracept (You know already that grapefruit may increase blood levels of protease inhibitors)Try to eat all kinds with all colors since every color represents a different antioxidant... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI'm 25 I have been living with HIV since June 5th 2001. I've been taking Trizivir and Viracept for the past 4 months. The side effects have been a major pain I just hope this isn't a sign of things to come!!
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Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 RepliesI started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it?
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Posted by AnonymousI'm traveling to Russia and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice?... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 16 Repliesi was diagnosed hiv+ december 2003. i had an insane viral load of over a million. my initial cd4 was 280. i began taking medication and within 2 months i gained back the 50 pounds of weight i lost and became healthier than ive ever been before. i... Read more »
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