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Viracept And Combivir Combination

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Paxil / Combivir / Viracept - and Bad Reactions from this combination?

I am currently taking Paxil (just started). I am also an alcoholic (heavy drinking for 10 years, not drinking now) and HIV+ for 12 years. Doctor wants me to start on Combivir and Viracept. Could I still continue with the Paxil along with these?...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Paxil, like many antidepressants is metabolized in the liver by a series of enzymes called the cytochrome P450 system. All of the protease inhibitors have some effect on this system, decreasing the rate of breakdown of some drugs, but it varies... Read more »

Sustiva/Combivir or Viracept/Combivir

Two questions. 1) I was on Sustiva & Combivir and tested postive for THC. I am not using any... Read more »

Switching from Viracept/Combivir to Atripla

for over (10) years now. I have been taking the Viracept and Combivir combination with great... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Truvada Slows HIV Progression Better Than GSK's Combivir, Preliminary Data Show

Gilead Sciences ' once-daily combination antiretroviral drug Truvada is more effective at slowing the progression of HIV than GlaxoSmithKline 's twice-daily antiretroviral Combivir, according to preliminary data released on Thursday from Gilead's... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Information About Viracept

Viracept (nelfinavir mesylate) is a protease inhibitor antiretroviral medicine used in combination with other anti-HIV medications to treat infection with HIV. It is approved for use in adults and in children older than 2 years of age who are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Zambia React to Recall of Roche Antiretroviral Viracept

The recent recall of Roche 's antiretroviral drug Viracept has "created panic" among HIV-positive people taking antiretrovirals in Zambia, some of whom believe that other drugs might not be safe, IRIN News reports (IRIN News, 6/19). The European... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viracept (Nelfinavir)

nel-FIN-a-veer --> Brand Name: Viracept Other Name(s): NFV, nelfinavir mesylate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Nelfinavir can cause serious, life-threatening side effects.... Read more »
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Viracept and Combivir for 10 years?

Posted by flyboy101, 2 Replies
I have a questions. I have been positive for 15 years. Have been on Viracept and Combivir for 10 years and my Tcells are over 1400 and non detectable virial load for 10 years. I just read Dr. Wohl's post reguarding a person's questions about... Read more »

Anyone else have an allergic reation to Viracept?

Posted by Anonymous
Anyone else have an allergic reaction to Virocept? I had one but I was on the medication for two weeks before it start to show. Now my doctor has me on Combivir and Viramune. The Virocept had made my liver enzyme count shoot up and they tested for... 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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Reyataz and Combivir

Posted by Anonymous
Just was wondering if anyone else is taking this combination. I just re-started therapy after a 12 month holiday. Please let me know what you have experienced. I am new here and any info would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks, David

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