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Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineNelfinavir (Viracept) does not "greatly strengthen" saquinavir (the way ritonavir does), but it does modestly enhance saquinavir levels. While with ritonavir you can take reduced doses of saquinavir, the same is not the case with... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolBob,Viracept (nelfinavir) stays in your blood a lot longer than indinavir (Crixivan), so the every 8 hour dosing is probably not as necessary. It should be taken three times a day with meals, and as long as the spacing is reasonable,it doesn't... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineIf you are comfortable and happy taking 5 nelfinavir tablets (Viracept) twice a day than taking 3 tablets 3 times a day, then stiick with what you're doing. More people tend to forget the midday dose when there are 3 doses per day, so I... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineDue to concerns about contamination of Viracept sold outside the US (pertains to nelfinavir produced/distributed by Roche--doesn't apply to Pfizer product) a recall has been issued. If a person is doing well on Viracept then usually switch to... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousHas anyone had any luck with anything that will help with the Viracept-related diarreah, gas and bloating? Any help would be appreciated.
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Posted by flyboy101, 2 RepliesI 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 »
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 Anonymous, 1 Replycan anyone share any longer term side effects of treatment with viracept(more than 2 years)I went through some very slight initial diareaha(extremely mild and resolved quickly)But lipo is setting in(pyshical as well as lipids)but I've lost 70% of... Read more »
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