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What Are The Side Effects Of Prezista

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Prezista/Darunavir

What is the side effects of Prezista/Darunavir?Any lipoatrophy or lipodystrophy?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good question. The best studies to evaluate lipodysrophy issues is when used in treatment naive patients comparing one regimen to one of the standard of care regimens. Increasingly, the back bone nuke regiments are abacavir or tenfovir + either 3TC... Read more »

HIV Treatment

My family member doctor has suggested that he changes his treatment from Truvada, Valtrex, Zerit... Read more »

Truvada, prezista + norvir

Hi:) I am currently taking Atripla. We are considering pregnancy in the future (within a year) and... Read more »
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FAQs About Prezista (Darunavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... General Treatment | Switching Treatment | Side Effects General Treatment Prezista's Resistance Profile Which mutations is Prezista resistant to? Response from Renslow Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Johnson & Johnson's Prezista for HIV-Positive People Who Have Never Taken Antiretrovirals

...following a decline in demand. According to the company, the wholesale price of the drug is about $740 monthly. Glenn Mattes, president of J&J's Tibotec Therapeutics , said FDA approval of Prezista for newly diagnosed HIV-positive people "is a... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Prezista

...$1,102.20 / month Manufacturer contact: Tibotec Therapeutics, www.prezista.com , 1 (877) REACH-TT (732-2488) Potential side effects and toxicity: Prezista may cause mild to moderate rash, but the most common side effects may include... Read more »
Project Inform

Prezista Monotherapy May Prove Effective

...using one HIV drug ( monotherapy ) instead of regimens with drugs from different drug classes is seeing more progress. Fewer side effects may be the result with this simplification, as well as less cost and resistance with other drug classes.... Read more »
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Prezista with out food

Posted by personpitch, 1 Reply
...I've been on meds for exactly one week. So far I've had no major side effects, and am quite pleased. I'm on Truvada+Prezista+Norvir. Today I went out to dinner and had a big meal at about 7:30. Read more »

Experience with Provigal, Issentress or Prevista?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...reach the target level So far I notice that I am more energetic. The drug does make my heart beat faster, but I am told this side effect will go away. My Infectious disease specialist has prescribed Issentress and Prevista. Does anyone have... Read more »

Hey folks - Bummed out and need your help!

Posted by RayZ, 3 Replies
...I have to take...and you know how it goes. Now, I will be taking INTELENCE 120, VIREAD, NORVIR and PREZISTA. The problem - side effects. After ALL these years, I have NEVER read the side-effect labels. This time I did and had a big time... Read more »

Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...Prezista and ritonavir after 24 weeks compared with 21 percent in those who took ritonavir with other protease inhibitors. Side effects can include diarrhea, nausea and headache as well as mild to serious skin rashes. The risks for patients who... Read more »