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What Are The Dangers Of Norvir

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... Common Name: ritonavir Brand Name: Norvir Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: New 100 mg tablets that don't require refrigeration became available as PA went to press (photo not available); must be taken with a meal. Almost never used at its approved
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GHB Truvada Norvir & Reyataz

Unfortunately I take GHB a couple of times everyday to stay out of withdrawals. I was just switch from Truvada & Viramune to Truvada, Norvir & Reyataz.GHB can be dangerous with other CNS drugs or alcohol but what about my regimen?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not aware of any formal study examining use of GHB (brand name Xyrem used for narcolepsy though widely used illicitly as a rave drug-also commonly use as a date rape drug) with protease inhibitors. If any reader knows of such a study please... Read more »

Truvada Reyetaz Norvir Resistance

I have been on Truvada, Reyetaz, and Norvir as my first combo since June 08. My first set of labs two weeks after beginning were VL of 400 cd4 of 603. I just realized I missed a dose of my meds last week (I went to put my meds in my pocket pill...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
If your first viral load in June or July, 2008, was 400 on this regimen, then it is likely that you were at a level below detection when this event occurred recently. There is evidence that, once below the level of detection, a few days (5-7) are... Read more »


I'm on meds since 2004, taking Norvir 100, truvada and 300mg reyataz- all ONCE a day.I'm doing great, CD4 at 480 and undetectable.I know that Norvir stays longer than 24 hrs in the system. I want to take it less, maybe 5 times a week.I can't touch...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine complicated and you do not want to do anything that might jeopardize your success.I believe that it would be risky to take norvir less than once per day. That is not to say it wouldn't work but there is no data or experience doing this and if... Read more »

THC testing and Norvir

Will Norvir lead to a false postive test for THC?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I haven's seen any of my patients on Norvir (ritonavir) test positive for THC. I have seen that with efavirenz (Sustiva or Stocrine). KH Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ritonavir (Norvir)

...With Other Drugs? What Is Ritonavir? Ritonavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Norvir ® . It is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories. Ritonavir is a protease inhibitor. These drugs prevent the... Read more »

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

... rit-ON-uh-veer --> Brand Name: Norvir Other Name(s): RTV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Ritonavir, also known as Norvir, is a type of medicine called a protease Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves New Tablet Formulation of Norvir (Ritonavir)

... On February 10, 2010, FDA approved Norvir (ritonavir) 100 mg Tablets. These tablets do not require refrigeration. Summarized below are highlights from the new Norvir Read more »
Fair Pricing Coalition

Tell Abbott That We Will Not Accept a High Price for Their New Norvir!

... Hi: You may remember that in 2003 Abbott raised the price of Norvir 400%. Abbott has a new Norvir formulation known as Meltrex (which will not require refrigeration) and is threatening to raise Read more »
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Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...500. I feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2. Reyetaz+Norvir+Truvada.....I chose the latter.....can anyone already on this regimen comment on it? I am already a slim guy 5'11... Read more »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...Hi all, my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. According Read more »

Heat Stable Norvir

Posted by upst8man
...Anyone know when heat stable norvir is coming out? It would help me and certainly many others in the world...thanks Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...Is there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side Read more »