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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Lexiva (Overview)

Lexiva is a protease inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Is lexiva (fosamprenavir) HIV treatment ?

Is lexiva (fosamprenavir) HIV treatment ?

Yes: But it should never be taken alone. It needs to be taken in combination with other medications for HIV in order to be effective. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
4 doctors shared insights

Lexiva (Overview)

Lexiva is a protease inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Daniel Lee Dr. Lee
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I am on lexiva truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) norvir, could cause side effects?

Dr. Daniel Lee Dr. Lee
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I am on lexiva truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) norvir, could cause side effects?

Sometimes: The regimen of norvir, lexiva, and truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) is usually well tolerated and does not cause side effects. However, everyone responds differently to medications. Sometimes this regimen may cause some gastrointestinal side effects (such as mild nausea or diarrhea) and cholesterol/triglyceride elevations related to the protease inhibitors. ...Read more

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Is reyataz (atazanavir) an HIV prophylaxis drug?

Is reyataz (atazanavir) an HIV prophylaxis drug?

No: Reyataz is the brand name for atazanavir, and belongs in the protease inhibitor of antiretroviral drugs. It is one of several other drugs that can be used to treat a person infected with hiv, but is not used for prophylaxis. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Lee Dr. Lee
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I am on lexiva truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) norvir, could cause side effects?

Dr. Daniel Lee Dr. Lee
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Sometimes: The regimen of norvir, lexiva, and truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) is usually well tolerated and does not cause side effects. However, everyone responds differently to medications. Sometimes this regimen may cause some gastrointestinal side effects (such as mild nausea or diarrhea) and cholesterol/triglyceride elevations related to the protease inhibitors. ...Read more

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What is viread (tenofovir) 245mg?

What is viread (tenofovir) 245mg?

Viread (tenofovir): It is an antiviral medication used in the treatment of hepatitis B and HIV infections. ...Read more

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How effective is Lexiva (fosamprenavir) for treating HIV?

How effective is Lexiva (fosamprenavir) for treating HIV?

For sensitive virus: If you are given medications to treat HIV, you must comply with the protocol without varying in the slightest. These protocols are established with a rigot as great as or greater than anything else in science. Do this, and you will almost certainly get a good result. Your strain of the virus may be resistance to some medicines. This will be determined for you. Please comply fully. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Effects of the hepititus drug called heptovir (lamivudine)?

Effects of the hepititus drug called heptovir (lamivudine)?

Usually well-tolerated.: Heptovir is the generic name for lamivudine, a hepatitis B drug. For the most part, it is usually well-tolerated. Anyone could have side effects from the medications, however. Contact your doctor immediately if you have severe muscle pain or cramping, a sign of an allergic reaction, or severe abdominal pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) stratera, consentra witch is more effective?

Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) stratera, consentra witch is more effective?

Depends on condition: The best medication depends on what needs to be treated. If it is ADHD than Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) would be my choice. ...Read more

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What is Emtriva (emtricitabine)?

What is Emtriva (emtricitabine)?

Emtriva (emtricitabine): Emtriva (emtricitabine) is used to treat HIV infection. ...Read more

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Could taking certain medication (Albuterol, Flovent, Buspar) effect Syphilis Serology test results?

Could taking certain medication (Albuterol, Flovent, Buspar) effect Syphilis Serology test results?

Highly unlikely: The initial tests for syphilis are screening tests which are quite sensitive but may be non-specific. If these are negative it is not going to be from medications you are taking. If positive they are almost always followed up with more specific testing to be sure that they were not biologically false-positive results. ...Read more

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Is cipralex addictive drug??

Is cipralex addictive drug??

No: Not in the same sense as you would think of street drugs or some prescription pain medicines. However, it *is* possible to develop a kind of chemical dependence on it, such that suddenly stopping it might provoke symptoms of withdrawal or a relapse into depression. While not all professionals agree, one way of avoiding that that some take is a slow dose taper during drug discontinuation. ...Read more

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Is. Anil. Sex. Safe.?

Is. Anil. Sex. Safe.?

Can be: Yes, if done with lubrication. The biggest risk is tearing the tissue causing increased risk of infection. ...Read more

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How effective is Viread (tenofovir) for treating HIV?

How effective is Viread (tenofovir) for treating HIV?

Viread (tenofovir): Viread (tenofovir) is beneficial in the treatment of HIV infection. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Fosamprenavir (Definition)

Fosamprenavir is a protease inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral ...Read more