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Which Is Better Lexiva Or Prezista

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I just had a visit with my Doctor and i am starting treatment again soon. My question is. My Immune system respond well to every class of drugs but Viracept, which i developed drug resistance to back in 1997. Back in December,2009 i was taking...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...Both Lexiva (fosamprenavir) and Prezista (Darunavir) are good medications in the right setting. Darunavir has worked very well in people who have been on previous protease Read more »


I have been on Reyataz, Norvir and Truvada since I was diagnosed, almost 3 years. I went to an ENT... Read more »

Help me feel better. I can't take it anymore

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Test Positive Aware Network


...each of these). Should also not be taken with Aptivus/Norvir (Intelence level is lowered 76% with Aptivus), Reyataz/Norvir, or Lexiva/Norvir. Intelence has been studied and can be used without dose adjustment with the boosted protease inhibitors... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

...Aluvia, LPV/RTV) Atazanavir (Reyataz, ATZ) Fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir, FPV) Tipranavir (Aptivus, TPV) Darunavir (Prezista, DRV) A newer class of ARV drugs is entry inhibitors. They prevent HIV from entering a cell by blocking Step 2... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...(saquinavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada Kaletra once or twice daily and Epzicom or Combivir or Truvada Lexiva (fosamprenavir) and low-dose Norvir (once or twice daily) andEpzicom or Combivir or Truvada ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: fos-amprenavir calcium Brand name: Lexiva Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg 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. I take my meds at 9:00, and took them as... Read more »