Taking Indinavir When You're Hiv Positive
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillI suspect your brother is on one more additional drug (probably zidovudine or stavudine) along with his indinavir, ritonavir and lamivudine. If he is not, he should be.This is an older combination of drugs not used much in the US but it should work... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolYup. Very clear. Hope the answer is equally lucid.Yes -- delavirdine (for simplicity I'll abbreviate it DLV) does have similar effects on the p450 system as does ritonavir. Not as potent but similar. So yes you can dose reduce the IDV to... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolDrew,First, the viral load will not necessarily tell you whether you've been on the protease inhibitor. It could be low as a result of AZT/3TC therapy, or it couldbe high if your were on all three drugs and had become resistant. If your viral... Read more »
HelpWithBenefits.comThis is really a medical issue that I'm not qualified to answer. You should ask this of a doctor. Clearly, you don't want to abuse alcohol, or use it to the degree that it impairs your ability to protect yourself and others. Jacques... Read more »
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