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Videx EC and Videx

Brand name: Videx EC and Videx Generic name: didanosine, or ddI Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.bms.com , (800) 321-1335 AWP: $425.00/month for Videx EC 400 mg capsules (generic didanosine $329.00/month) Standard Dose: One 400 mg enteric-coated Videx EC, delayed-release capsule once a day for people who weigh 132 pounds or more. Dose needs to be...
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generics or just brand names.

Hi Dr. Young,I applaud you for all the great answers you provide to this site. We are all soooo grateful! Keep doing the great work!I am new to the process, and was writing to inquire whether or not generics are sold that are more affordable in...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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In the US, there are no generic forms of HIV medications. In some countries, generic HIV medications are available, manufactured in the foreign location. BY... Read more »

Brand name to Generic

right now I am taking Prezista, Norvir and Truvada. I will be moving to a developing country for a year and my HIV regimen might change to generic meds. Should I be concerned? Will the generic meds benefit me like how the branded meds has. And...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.In most parts of the world, generic HIV medications are made to very high quality, indeed, in many places, their manufacture is overseen by the US FDA.So long as your virus load remains undetectable (and you don't... Read more »

Generic vs. brand name causes rebound?

My son was diagnosed with HIV at age 1. He developed a resistance to one drug in his cocktail in the first year, and it was believed that his birth mother passed on a strain that was resistant to it. He's now 6 and has been on the same cocktail...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for posting.There's no particular reason to think that the switch from branded Ziagen to generic abacavir should be responsible for your son's increased viral load.The first thing that should happen is an assessment for... Read more »

videc Ec, generic or equivelant

DoctorMy mail order pharmachy keeps wanting to fill out the videx ec prescription with a generic form of videx ec and I keep refusing it. At one instant they told me that substitue drug is an equivelant and at a the second time that is the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
John-Thank you for your post and questions.We've had only limited experience so far with the generic Videx EC-- so far, so good. It should have the same characteristics as the branded pill.Given the usual quality controls in place for US based... Read more »
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my name is chuck...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi my name is chuck and I have been hiv+ since feb 98. I went to
the emergency room at the local hospital because of breathing
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GENERIC DRUGS FROM INDIA ???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you allow my advice, stop giving richness to multinational enterprises, and buy generic Viagra. Some time ago I found this pharmacy from India with cheap prices and $10 shipping worldwide.

Health and long life :)

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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 »

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

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