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Will Fosamprenavir Help Me

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AIDS InfoNet

Fosamprenavir (Telzir, Lexiva)

What Is Fosamprenavir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Fosamprenavir? Fosamprenavir is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Lexiva TM . In some countries, it is called Telzir. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Fosamprenavir is a pro-drug. The drug you swallow is not active against HIV. It...
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I have Jaundice and it's driving me insane! Can you help?!

I found out in nov 09 that i'm positive. 3 months later i was put on reyataz truvada and norvir. a couple weeks later my eyes and skin turned yellow. the doctor said it's a drug reaction and will clear up and go away after a couple months. i have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Increased bilirubin due to the atazanavir is a well recognized side effect seen in many patients but only a small % have severe persistent elevations warranting switching the atazanavir to an alternative regimen (depending on situation can switch to... Read more »

Changeover to Etravirine

Hi, I am about to change my regime from Truvada and Telzir to Truvada and Intelence. I was told that I can do a straight switch, but I note from the information on Intelence that the Telzir/fosamprenavir should not be taken at the same time. Does...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Though there is concern about somewhat unpredictable interactions between fosamprenavir and etravirine when used together. For a simple switch from one to another I would be less concerned (I would be concerned if your viral load is not undetectable... Read more »

Atripla and pain below back of ribs

Hello, I have been POZ for 6 years now, just statretd meds, 11/2/08..CD4-193/VL-90k. I was put on Atripla which I take at bedtime 2 hours after I eat, @10:30pm. First 2-3 weeks I was fine, then started to get the dreams. No problems until recently....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.With your nocturnal urination and back pain, I'm concerned that you could have a urinary tract or kidney infection. While this isn't a complication of the HIV medications you're taking, you should definitely let your doctor... Read more »

HIV Patient with excess of Abdominal Fat Accumulation

what is HIV patients with Excess of Abdominal Fat Accumulation how is this caused?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Increased abdominal fat usually is due to increased intra-abdominal fat (called visceral fat). That problem is common in the general population as well so it can be challenging to distinguish what degree of fat increase is due to HIV or particular... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

FOS-am-pren-a-veer Brand Name: Lexiva Other Name(s): Fosamprenavir calcium, GW 433908, GW433908, Telzir, VX 175, f-APV Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Fosamprenavir, also known as Lexiva, is a type of medicine called a protease... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

Table of Contents The Basics The HIV Lifecycle Approved HIV Drugs Combining HIV Drugs The Bottom Line The Basics HIV drugs cannot cure HIV but they can help you stay healthy by preventingthe virus from reproducing (making... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

What Is ART? What Is the HIV Life Cycle? Approved ARV Drugs How Are the Drugs Used? What Is Drug Resistance? Can These Drugs Cure AIDS? When Do I Start? Which Drugs Do I Use? What's Next? What Is ART? ART means treating... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

What Are the Treatment Guidelines? Treatment Goals When to Start Treatment? What to Start With? Changing or Stopping Treatment Resistance Testing Taking Care of Yourself What Are the Treatment Guidelines? A branch of... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »