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What If I Miss A Dose Of Darunavir

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An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

dar-UE-na-vir Brand Name: Prezista Other Name(s): DRV, darunavir ethanolate Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Darunavir can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include liver problems and severe skin reactions or rash. Contact your health care provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms that may signal liver problems: ...
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Missed doses

Dear Doctor,I'm on treatment (Darunavir+ritonavir+truvada+raltegravir)since october '07 and I'm undetectable since december '07. I've never forgotten to take my meds but yesterday night I forgot to take them. In the morning...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
First, you did the right thing to take the full dose as soon as you recognized the lapse.A single missed dose is less likely to lead to drug resistance in people who, like you, have achieved an undetectable viral load, as compared to individuals who... Read more »

Erratic Darunavir dosing over a week

Hi Dr Young,During the past week I have experienced erratic timing of my regimen, principally because of heavy social commitments. I have been undetectable for 4 years and on my current combination of Darunavir(r) and Maraviroc for 2 1/2 years....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.I don't think that you have anything to worry about and certainly no need to be despondent.A 36 hour period of being off on your dosing won't have any real consequences. If only for peace of mind, it makes... Read more »

If I miss and dose, should I double dose?

I just realized that I missed my morning dose of kaletra (though I took my emtriva and the other one whose name escapes me.) I just took my evening dose of 3. Should I double up on my kaletra (take 3 more now in the evening for a total of 6) or...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
No. If you miss a dose and 12 hours haveelapsed, you should just resume taking the normal dosage.If you missed a dose and discovered the error6 hours after it was due, I would advise you to take the next dose at that moment, and thengradually... Read more »

Missed doses / double doses

Hello Dr.I have a general question and one concern. First, the concern: I think I missed one doses of Atripla. My last numbers were 77 viral load, almost three months ago, so I would expect to be undetectable now. I think I missed it for one day...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.A single viral load of 77 has no real importance- especially if the preceding tests were undetectable. While it's not a perfect score, our medications do a very good job in suppressing the virus. Remember, the goal... Read more »
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Where did u go? We miss you. We want to know how you are doing....

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