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Agenerase (Amprenavir)

The 150-mg soft, gelatin capsule of Agenerase (shown) was large, cream-white, oblong, and imprinted with "GX CC2" on one side. However, beginning in 2005, the drug is only available in 50-mg capsules and as a flavored solution (mainly for pediatric u...

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Crixivan (Indinavir)

Crixivan 400-mg capsules are semi-translucent white capsules coded with "CRIXIVANTM 400 mg" in green. Other dose formulations of Crixivan are available. Dosing may vary.

Background and Description Dose Food Restrictions Storage Patient Assis...

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Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide)

Fuzeon is a white or off-white powder that must be reconstituted with sterile water before injecting under the skin. Vials of Fuzeon come in a "kit" with bottles of sterile water and syringes.

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Lexiva (Fosamprenavir)

Lexiva tablets are light pink in color with "GXLL7" imprinted on one side.

Background and Description Dose Food Restrictions Storage Patient Assistance Side Effects and Toxicity Drug Interactions Additional Information

Resistance ...
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Reyataz (Atazanavir)

Reyataz capsules are dark blue (200 mg) or half dark blue and half light blue (150 mg). The capsules are labeled with "BMS," the dose, and a 4-digit number ("3631" for the 200 mg or "3624" for the 150 mg). Dosing may vary. [Not shown: 100-mg capsule,...

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25 Things You Should Know if You Are HIV-Positive

25Do not eat raw meat, raw fish, or raw eggs. These foods can make you sick.24Take a multivitamin and a high-potency supplement of B complex vitamins everyday.23If you've never had hepatitis A or B, ask your doctor about getting vaccinated against th...

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Nutrition

A Vitamin (and Mineral) a Day Can Help Keep HIV at Bay

Nutrition can affect a person's ability to survive with HIV/AIDS. Staying nutritionally fit is difficult for everyone, but for HIV-positive people the task is even more challenging. Both HIV disease and HIV medications can have negative effects on ...

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Viewpoints

Patient/Doctor Q&A With Patrick McNamara, M.D.

Patrick McNamara, M.D., answers questions about starting meds, controlling diarrhea and a new approach to treating facial wasting.

Q: I am a 27-year-old male who just tested HIV positive last March. My T cells are 345 now (down from 372 in March) an...

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Health Coverage

Community Spotlight: The Houston Buyers Club

The Houston Buyers Club is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization that offers nutritional supplements at a reduced cost to people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hepatitis C and cancer. These supplements can help manage ...

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Primary HIV Infection

What Is Primary HIV Infection? How Do I Know if I Have Primary HIV Infection? What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Primary HIV Infection? Does Everyone Have These Symptoms? How Severe Will the Symptoms Be? If I Think I'm Experiencing Prim...