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What Are The Dangers Of Darunavir

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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 also called Prezista TM and used to be called TMC114. It is manufactured by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals. Darunavir is a protease inhibitor. These drugs prevent the protease enzyme from working....
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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 was still detectable, but there was no resistance detected. Thus, we switched Kivexa to Truvada and I have been undetectable ever since.In europe...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Moe and thanks for your post.The regimen of tenofovir/FTC (Truvada), fosamprenavir (Telzir, we call it Lexiva) and ritonavir (Norvir) is licensed for once-daily use in the US, and listed as an alternative regimen in the current US-DHHS... Read more »

Darunavir, Ritonavir and Augmentin

I have been prescribed Augmentin for the treatment of bronchitis. Can this be taken with Darunavir and Ritonavir?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generally OK to take darunavir/ritonavir with Augmentin. KH Read more »

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 ATV(r)...
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 »

Concerned with Darunavir dosage

Dear Docs, I am a hospital pharmacist who does a lot of HIV care and meds review and came across a patient with a dose of Darunavir that I can't make sense of. The pt is on Etravirine, Lamivudine, Raltegravir with correct dosing, and boosted...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Dear Stephan,I wish there were more hospital pharmacists like you who really look into the doses and use of antiretrovirals. I agree I cannot think of any data to suypport the dose. The usual dose of darunavir here would be 600 mg twice daily. ... Read more »
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An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): TMC 114, TMC114 Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Darunavir, also known as Prezista or TMC114, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). Darunavir... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know if you Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Drugs for Hyperlipidemia HIV Drugs and... Read more »
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Prezista

Common Name: darunavir (formerly TMC114) Brand Name: Prezista Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) once daily for first-time therapy or 600 mg (one 600 mg tablet) twice a day for... Read more »
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Hiv+ for 20yrs/No meds having night sweats/rash

Posted by ajpooboy, 5 Replies
I am a white male Nordic background and have never been sick.I have never been on Meds ever. Been Poz for 20+ yrs but now am having night sweats/day sweats and have developed a rash all over my body. Mt CD4 has always been around 600 and my VL... Read more »

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 »

Is this dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Love going into a bar with a dark corner - my jeans torn along the seam - received anal sex in a local LA bar one night - the guy was huge - what surprised me wasn't that he was deep inside me (I just backed up on it) - but that he gave no... 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... Read more »