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Which Has Fewer Side Effects Kaletra Or Prezista

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Test Positive Aware Network

Prezista

...twice-daily dose). Do not double up on your next dose; take the next dose on schedule. AWP: $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 diarrhea, nausea, headache, and abdominal pain. Laboratory testing for liver function should be done...
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prezista and isentress

My Dr. recently changed my regimen from kaletra plus truvada to prezista plus isentress. Since thats only 2 arv's versus 3,(not counting norvir), is this strong enough? I have an undetectable viral load (7 years) but t-cells only in the 200 range. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Personally I would not recommend a two-drug regimen. Depending on your resistance profile, I would consider adding a nucleoside or non-nucleoside to your regimen. The new(ish) non-nucleoside Intelence would be a good choice. Clinical Read more »

Switching from Kaletra/Truvada to Norvir/Reyataz/Truvada

Remember my post from 6 feb? Tomorrow my gf finally switches from Kaletra to Norvir/Reyataz. The doctor said her eyes might be a little yellow sometimes. Where does this come from? What other side effects can she expect? Greetings,G. The Netherlands
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello G,Thanks for your follow up. The yellowing of the eyes that your GF's doctor refers to is a side effect of the atazanavir (Reyataz). It's usually not a big issue, not of medical significant (other than the cosmetic appearance), Read more »

RAYATAZ,NORVIR,TRUVADA & GERD VS KALETRA OR PREZISTA

I am taking Rayataz, Norvir, Truvada and have previously taken Prevacid to cure gerd before becoming positive a fex months ago. I was told I cannot taken Prevacid, with these drugs. In order to taken Prevacid I would have to substitute Kaletra or...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...impairs the absorption of Reyataz and boosted Reyataz, so a substitute treatment is well advised.There is little difference in the side effect profile between your current regimen and either Kaletra tablets or Prezista. In general, there is less... Read more »

new hiv meds

I went to my regularvisit with my doctor to discuss the possibility of changing to a new regimen of drugs.The doctor prescribedPrezista, Norvir, and Truvada. I went to website called www.rxlist.com to get new information pertaining to doses and...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...is no doubt that the regimen that you are currently taking now is associated with more --short and long term-- toxicities and side effects. The problem is that new medications are "listed" as having more adverse events than old ones, because... Read more »
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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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Kaletra

...once daily for first-time therapy (no once-daily dose if taken with Sustiva or Viramune). Three tablets twice a day may be considered for treatment-experienced people or those taking it with Sustiva or Viramune. Half-strength film-coated tablet... 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 »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...recommended that people wait longer before starting HIVtreatment. This was because of concerns about the HIV drugs, such as sideeffects and difficult dosing schedules. It was thought that HIV was not asharmful as possible drug side effects in... 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 »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...I had AIDS for many years now and was the lucky one's to surive... the clinical studies.... long term side effects... and the worst isolation. I'm 26 years old and i was dianosed in 1988 when i was five years old. My parents didn't 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 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 »