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What Does Prezista Treat

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Anxiety attacks and Prezista

Can Prezista provoke anxiety of panick attacks? Or exaserbate these?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...by drug interactions between norvir (which is always given with Prezista) or Presizta itself and certain medications used to treat depression and anxiety. If you are taking any other medications you should check with your health care provider to... Read more »

Start/stopping medicine

I am HIV +. Last September 2009 I had Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). I thought I was going to die.... Read more »

Resitant to all PIs & almost all NRTIs

Hello,I have been HIV+ for 25 years and have done pretty well on my HIV therapies which I began... Read more »
Articles
Tibotec Therapeutics

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Labeling Update for Prezista to Include 96-Week Data in HIV-1 Infected Adult Patients

...efficacy and safety of Prezista with ritonavir (r) vs. lopinavir/r in combination with other antiretrovirals (ARVs) for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) in treatment-naive and treatment-experienced adult patients,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...studies to FDA through this mechanism (Corbett Dooren, Wall Street Journal , 10/23). According to J&J, patients beginning HIV treatment should take Prezista -- generically known as darunavir -- in combination with ritonavir. Ritonavir -- sold... Read more »
Tibotec Therapeutics

Prezista Now Available for Pediatric Patients Six Years of Age and Older as Part of HIV Combination Therapy

...follows the FDA approval of PREZISTA, co-administered with ritonavir (PREZISTA/r) and with other antiretroviral agents, for the treatment of HIV infection in pediatric patients six years of age and older, granted December 18, 2008. PREZISTA was... Read more »
Project Inform

Prezista Monotherapy May Prove Effective

...classes. Proving that monotherapy is once again safe and effective remains difficult, especially since using only one drug to treat HIV disease has been proven much less effective due to resistance ever since the second NRTI came to market in the... Read more »
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Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...approved the use of a new HIV drug, made by Johnson & Johnson <JNJ.N>, in combination with related therapies to help treat patients who do not first improve with other treatment. The drug, Prezista, is a protease inhibitor designed to... Read more »

Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
...I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg respectively. I take this combo once a day. Anyone on the exact same treatment? I was dizzy, had a headache, and was a little nauseous for about 3 hours after taking the dose. Psychosomatic?... 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. Read more »