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Which Is Better Lexiva Or Prezista

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Lexiva

Brand name: Lexiva Generic name: lopinavir/fosamprenavir calcium (fosamprenavir), or FPV Class: Protease inhibitor (PI) Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $947.12/month for 60 tablets;$133.20 for 225 mL oral suspension (50 mg/mL) Standard Dose: For people on a PI for the first time: two 700 mg tablets with either one 100 mg or two 100 mg Norvir, both once daily; or two 700 mg tablets...
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if resistant to amprenavir-am i resistant lexiva

Hello- i am curious if I am currently resistant to amprenavir- would I also be resistant to the newer formulation of lexvia? ...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yep. Lexia is fos-amprenavir, which is a prodrug of amprenavir. This means the amprenavir has been modified slightly to get some better absorption, and once in the body becomes amprenavir.... Read more »

Lexiva, Epzicom and Norvir

My doctor has suggested a first line treatment of Lexiva, Epzicom and Norvir. I keep looking and looking online but I've seen no one who is on this combo. Is it uncommon? What is your opinion of it, in respect to possible lipo effects? Can...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

Lexiva, Norvir and Epzicom have been found to be an effective regimen in clinical trials. In current treatment guidelines this combination it is not considered a "Preferred" regimen, but an "Alternative" one, but it is certainly... Read more »

Switching to Lexiva/Telzir, Norvir and Truvada

Two years ago I've started taking Kaletra and Combivir. It works very fine for me, nearly without any side effects, my virus load is undetectable and my CD4-count raised from 150 up to 430. Unfortunately my cholesterol levels are relatively...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post and kind words.With the arrivals of atazanavir (Reyataz) and fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir), we're seeing a resurgence in the use of first-line protease inhibitors.The proposed regimen of fosamprenavir/ritonavir with... Read more »

Rayataz to Lexiva

Hello,I've been on Epzicom, Rayataz, Novir for 10 month now.I had good VL surpression within weeks. My CD4 went up from 250 to 377 (20% to 30%) - so far so good.I have problems with my stomach al the time (accid) as well as high biliburin...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The best reason to switch you from Reyataz may be that now you can freely use medications to treat acid reflux (drugs like Prilosec or Nexium). These drugs can not be taken with Reyataz. It seems less likely the Reyataz itself was causing the... Read more »
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Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 2 Replies
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. According to the doctor it's because of Immune Reconstitution... 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 »

Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir
Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be... Read more »

Prezista ,truvada norvir

Posted by dayleth, 1 Reply
Alguien Esta tomando este combo? Estaba en reyataz anteriormente y me cambiaron a prezista, Si alguien Esta en este regimen Por favor cuales han sido Los resultados positivos o negativos,me dio una infeccion y temo que Sean Mis defensas bajas.... Read more »