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Which Has Less Side Effects Kaletra Or Prezista

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Prezista

Brand name: Prezista Generic name: darunavir, or DRV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: Janssen Therapeutics, www.prezista.com , (877) JANSSEN (526-7736) AWP: $1,271.09/month for 600 mg tablets; $1,482.99 for 400 mg tablets Standard Dose: 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) with 100 mg Norvir once daily with food for first-time therapy and treatment-experienced adults without Prezista-related HIV resistance, or 600 mg (one 600...
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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
You have been given good advice regarding Reyataz and acid lowering drugs such as prevacid. Prevacid reduces the aciditly of stomach acid and impairs the absorption of Reyataz and boosted Reyataz, so a substitute treatment is well advised.There is... Read more »

Possible Prezista Side Effect

Hi,I have been taking Prezista. I've read that it can cause skin rashes. For the past month my neck and upper chest have had small bumps and have been itchy. Do you think that this is a Prezista side effect?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Prezista(daruanvir) can cause a skin rash (more common in persons with sulfa allergy) than can be very severe and even life threatening. A month of bumps as you describe seems less likely to be a drug rash and more likely a flare up of folliculitis... Read more »

Side effects in Truvada/Kaletra treatment

I began treatment a year ago with Combivir/Kaletra and did very well, with my TCell count rising from 200 to 429, and my viral load dropping from 322,000 to undetectable. I developed lactic acidosis and my Dr. took me off all meds for 2 months. He...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The risk for lactic acidosis with Truvada (tenofovir + FTC) is likley less than with Combivir (AZT + 3TC) since Truvada lacks a thymidine analogue. There is actually more data on the use of abacavir substituted for AZT with generally good outcomes... Read more »

Side effects of Kaletra and Combivir

Hi Doctor,I had unprotected oral sex and protected vaginal sex but condom broke.I am on PEP. I started after around 60 hrs of exposure.1. What is my risk of getting HIV.2. What are the permanent side effects of Kaletra and Combivir combination If i...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.The risk of acquiring HIV from a single oral or vaginal sex exposure is pretty low, less than 1%.PEP, if adhered to, is very effective in preventing HIV.There are few, if any long-term side effects of taking PEP... Read more »
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kaletra side effects

Posted by brendaelisa, 4 Replies
Does anybody knows if kaletra's side effect is excesive diharrea.

My cousin has hiv-type 1 and we are giving him Kaletra but it is giving him a masive diharrea and he got a cut on his rectum.

He has diabetes is 44 yeras old. and all this is new for us... Read more »

WHAT SIDE EFFECTS CAN I EXPECT FROM KALETRA

Posted by Got2Lift, 3 Replies
Next week I am begining monotherapy on Kaletra and have no idea of what to expect as far as how ill I will be form the meds. Please let me know any experiences you had with this med and how long they last. I would not be concerned however, I leave... Read more »

PREZISTA

Posted by dayleth, 2 Replies
I AM ON PREZISTA , NORVIR TRUVADA , WHO ELSE IS ON THAT CAMBO ?? ?I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SIDE EFFECTS OF PREZISTA AND IF IS WORKING FOR YOU! Read more »

PREZISTA,NORVIR,TRUVEDA

Posted by Jet, 2 Replies
Anybody have idea what are possible side effects of these 3 medications?I started taking them since couple of days ago and meennnn i have problems swallowing.At night my throat is in a mess,i cant swallow and swallowing becomes very difficult.
Are... Read more »