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What Are The Dangers Of Darunavir

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Darunavir or not to Darunavir + Low WBC

Hi Joe,I have another question for you. I have recently seen my consultant, and he has suggested changing PI's from Atazanavir to Darunavir. He quotes a few studies that suggest additional benefit for DRV. At the moment I'm undetectable on...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Michael,Thanks for your questions. Darunavir is now approved for both first line treatment as well as for treatment experienced patients. It is a very potent protease inhibitor, but potency does not seem to be an issue with your regimen since you... Read more »

change of regimen. Dangerous?

Hello Dr.I have been on meds since October 2007. I was first on Telzir and Kivexa. after 5 months I... Read more »

Darunavir, Ritonavir and Augmentin

I have been prescribed Augmentin for the treatment of bronchitis. Can this be taken with Darunavir... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): DRV, darunavir ethanolate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Darunavir can cause serious, life-threatening side effects.... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Coformulated Darunavir/Cobicistat: An Alternative to Separate Ritonavir Boosting

Results from a phase I cross-over study in HIV-negative volunteers reported bioequivilence for a new fixed-dose formulation of darunavir/cobicistat compared to the two compounds dosed separately. Earlier studies have reported that 800 mg darunavir... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Odin -- Darunavir-Ritonavir Once or Twice Daily

Darunavir (Prezista) is a protease inhibitor that is an effective part of HAART when prescribed at a dose of 600 mg, taken with 100 mg of ritonavir (Norvir), both drugs taken twice daily. The presence of ritonavir raises and prolongs the levels of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Darunavir (Prezista)

What Is Darunavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Darunavir? Darunavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is... Read more »
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DENIALISTS - A DANGEROUS GAME

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
Sally, wana play?

Table for one please.. As far out of sight the better.... Read more »

a dangerous touch

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut.

If the sex worker had just finished her job for a client and her hand was contaminated with the man's semen, and the sex worker dose not clean... Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS

The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »

Spit dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I feel this is a stupid question, but a healthcare worker at a local hiv clinic scared me. I have a friend who is hiv+ and recently he spit in my face (accidentily) and it got into my eyes. He's not on any meds. The healthcare worker said that I... Read more »