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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Videx

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Videx & Kaletra side-effects

I have always been asymptomatic with a current CD4 of 150 and viral load of 55,000. I originally got neuropathy in my feet by taking Zerit and Epivir. Its still bothersome two years after stopping those. Ive not taken any anti-viral meds since...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...increased symptoms but simply that your risk is higher. You and your health care provider must weigh the pros and cons of using Videx. With regard to lipodystrophy and Kaletra, it is difficult to be certain. Risk factors for lipodystrophy can... Read more »

Eliminating Videx from combination therapy

My physician suggested that I eliminate Videx from my treatment regimen, as my viral load is... Read more »

Videx dosage

Hi Dr. Young,I started therapy in January this year and am using 250mg Retrovir twice a day, 200mg... Read more »
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Videx EC

... Common Name: didanosine or ddI Brand Name: Videx & Videx EC Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Videx (Didanosine, ddI)

... dye-DAN-oh-seen Brand Name: Videx EC, Videx Other Name(s): BMY 40900, BRN 3619529, CCRIS 805, Didanosina, Dideoxyinosine, HSDB 6548, ddI Drug Class: Nucleoside Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...Didanosine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Didanosine React With Other Drugs? What Is Didanosine? ddI (Videx) is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb and by Barr... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...they are sexually active while on efavirenz. Other ARVs that should be used with caution in pregnant women include didanosine [Videx] and stavudine [Zerit] together, which can lead to serious metabolic and liver conditions in women. Women with... Read more »
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Emtriva, Reyataz, Videx Ec

Posted by pooo, 3 Replies
...Are any of you on Emtriva, Reyataz or Videx Ec?? If so how are you doing on them and have you had any side effects? Read more »

Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand Read more »

Como lidiar con mis padres sin que sea tragico?

Posted by pozargie, 5 Replies
...a mis padres... mi mama sospecha que algo anda mal, supongo que es basicamente por mis cambios de humor y asiduas visitas a profesionales medicos. Mi padre reacciona hasta casi indiferente... pero me preocupa mi madre. No quiero causarles... Read more »

stopping hiv meds

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...1100. These numbers have remained relatively consistent for years. Does anyone have any info about stopping HIV meds and the pros and cons of such. I am very nervous about stopping them after all these years. Any help on this matter would be... Read more »