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Videx Generic Name

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Videx EC

... Common Name: didanosine or ddI Brand Name: Videx & Videx EC Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 400 mg enteric-coated (Videx EC), delayed-release capsule once a day, with adjustments
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lipo in face on Videx

I have been taking Kaletra and Videx for a few years now but iI have noticed two holes or permanent dimples at or around my cheek areas. It is becoming a nuisance and embarrassing to me. Is there any way of treating this with no severe side effects?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. The most logical approach would be to consider changing from Videx to an alternative medication. Videx (ddI, didanosine) is strongly associated with development of lipoatrophy and is not used Read more »

Videx EC 400mg o Videx 200mg

Saludos Doctor:Hace mas de 3 aos estoy tomando Sustiva, Videx EC (400mg) y Epivir. Mi carga viral es <50 y 550 cd4. Lo que me ha llamado la atencion es que lei hoy en un "Link" de The Body que personas con peso menor de 134 deben tomar Videx...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...Hola,La dosis correcta de Videx EC para una persona con peso menor de 60 Kg. (132 libras) es 250 mg. diariamente con el estmago vaco. No es un asunto de Videx Read more »

Videx and pregnancy

I am taking videx + viread + kaletra , trying to get pregnent, the kaletra is temporary after giving berth i will get back to stockrin, i read her that taking videx during pregnancy is dangerous, i have no other option and my dr. tried to relax me...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you are already taking meds and doing well on Videx it seems like that your chances to have a new problem on Videx may be lower than a person just starting meds including Videx. Read more »

Switching off Videx and Zerit

Doc,I have been on Zerit and Videx EC and Stocrain for the last 4 yrs.Last yr I started having lipoatrophy.I was told now by my pharmacy that videx Ec is out of stock in SA which means 4 tablets of videx 100mg this medication has gven me problems in...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Unless you have a history of drug resistant virus you should be able to substitute 3TC (lamivudine, Epivir) or Emtriva (FTC) for Videx. Since you have lipoatrophy and Zerit (d4T) is most closely linked to this side effect it would be nice if you... Read more »

An Overview of Videx (Didanosine, ddI)

... dye-DAN-oh-seen Brand Name: Videx EC, Videx Other Name(s): BMY 40900, BRN 3619529, CCRIS 805, Didanosina, Dideoxyinosine, HSDB 6548, ddI Drug Class: Nucleoside Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...Didanosine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Didanosine React With Other Drugs? What Is Didanosine? ddI (Videx) is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb and by Barr... Read more »

Didanosina (Videx, Videx EC)

... Brand Name: Videx EC, Videx Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la transcriptasa inversa an√°logo de los nucle√≥sidos La didanosina, conocida Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Videx EC/Videx (Didanosine) Label Change Reflects Potential for Serious Liver Disorder

...and patients about a rare, but serious, complication in the liver known as non-cirrhotic portal hypertension in patients using Videx or Videx EC (didanosine). Didanosine is a medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. ... Read more »
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Emtriva, Reyataz, Videx Ec

Posted by pooo, 3 Replies
...Are any of you on Emtriva, Reyataz or Videx Ec?? If so how are you doing on them and have you had any side effects? Read more »

Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand Read more »

Report Side effects of Zerit and Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... If you have experienced side effects, especially peripheral neuropathy, from Bristol Myers Squibb's drugs Zerit and Videx please report them to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This is done by calling the FDA's Medwatch toll free phone... Read more »

Viracept/Epivir/Videx side effects

Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 Replies
...I started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it? Thanks. Tim Read more »