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What Are The Side Effects Of Saquinavir

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Side Effects from DDI and Saquinavir at thirs chage in RX in 13 years

Aloha,After 7 years of T,s in the 600 and a less than 25 VL I needed to change. T keep it short, I will remain on Kaletra and Viread. Kaletra's res was low to only 2 mutations, and Viread is not Sens which is great. The whole NNRTI class is in my...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
...I am unsure what resistance mutations are actually present, which handicaps my answer. It is also not clear what other nucleosides you may have been on in the past. If your viral load increase was to 30,000 on treatment and you have been on... Read more »

gallblader removal

sirDue to P.I(saquanvair) with drug interaction my wife got jaundice & consequently removed her... Read more »

Ritonavir/Saquinavir Combination -v- Crixivan

I am currently taking AZT, Nevirapine (Viramune), 3TC and Crixivan. I have been following the... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Saquinavir (Invirase)

... What Is Saquinavir? 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 Saquinavir? Saquinavir, also called Invirase, is a drug used as Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...doctors. Contraindications Patients should tell a doctor about any medical problems before taking this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, saquinavir mesylate can cause some serious unwanted effects, including... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Invirase

...month for 500 mg tablets Manufacturer contact: Roche Pharmaceuticals, www.rocheusa.com , 1 (800) 562-6367 Potential side effects and toxicity: Most common are diarrhea, abdominal discomfort, vomiting, and nausea. As seen with other... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV 101: Antiretroviral Agents Dosing and Administration Recommendations: PIs

...by emailing a request to heppnews@brown.edu . Protease Inhibitors (PIs)   Recommended Dose Food Effect Side Effects * Indinavir (Crixivan) 800 mg q 8h Separated ddI dose by 1 hr 77%; take 1 hr before or 2 hours... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous
...CRAP...a fatigue that resembles the flu. Sometimes lasts one day, sometimes a few. Don't know if HIV "related", or possibly side effects of the meds. Have started B complex and ginseng, also trying to exercise more. Any ideas, suggestions? Read more »

Med resistance on Norvir/Saquinivar..anyone else?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...been on Norvir/Saquinavir for 7 years. Starting to show resistance. Panicking a little, they worked for so long, controlled side effects. Doctor wants to do labs more frequently for now but not switch, maybe add another drug. Has anyone gone... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
...give her one year, without six months. Three young children 12 through five (she is only 26). I don't think he has really considered what this will mean and her self esteem is so low she has just decided that this is the hand that fate dealt her.... Read more »