Crixivan


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a protease inhibitor (trade name Crixivan) used for treating HIV

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Medical experts in Romania fear supplies of AIDS medicine Crixivan will run out in two weeks.
There is a policy at Parchman, clearly stated within the medical records, that patients cannot receive [the protease inhibitor] Crixivan until they have received two medications alone for six months," he wrote.
Data presented recently show that anti-HIV therapy including DuPont Pharmaceuticals' once-daily Sustiva (efavirenz) instead of the protease inhibitor, Crixivan (indinavir), achieves viral suppression in a greater percentage of patients than combinations including a protease inhibitor, and maintains suppression as well as combinations including the protease inhibitor.
They also have to be on an anti-viral regimen of combination AIDS drugs, including the potent new protease inhibitor Crixivan (indinivir).
Certain antiretrovirals--notably Viread (tenofovir) and Crixivan (indinavir)--may contribute to kidney problems.
Viramune, Epivir, Crixivan, Norvir, Zerit--those are just a few of the names.
Deeks and colleagues reviewed the records of 136 HIV-infected people who started on protease inhibitors in March 1996, when Crixivan and Norvir, the first two powerful protease inhibitors, came on the market.
Vacca was honored for his outstanding contributions to the discovery of novel therapeutics, including CRIXIVAN (TM), Isentress (TM), and many compounds in advanced clinical studies.
High bilirubin levels cause jaundice and may be a side effect of Crixivan (indinavir) or Reyataz (atazanavir).
Still, when the early results of Crixivan and Norvir studies began to be made public, it seemed that the body could perhaps mount its own robust recovery that, while not complete, could ward off many of the OIs that had terrified most of us as patients.
Protease Inhibitors Nucleotide Reverse Agenerase (generic name: amprenavir) Transcriptase Inhibitor Crixivan (indinavir) Viread (tenofovir, PMPA) Fortovase (saquinavir) Kaletra (lopinavir plus ritonavir) Nucleoside Reverse Norvir (ritonavir) Transcriptase Inhibitors Viracept (nelfinavir) Combivir (AZT plus 3TC) Epivir (lamivudine, also Nonnucleoside Reverse known as 3TC) Transcriptase Inhibitors Hivid (zalcitabine, ddC) Rescriptor (delavirdine) Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT) Sustiva (efavirenz) Trizivir (abacavir plus AZT plus 3TC) Viramune (nevirapine) Videx (didanosine, ddl) Zerit (stavudine, d4T) Ziagen (abacavir)
Drugs affected by the revisions include: Cozaar, Crixivan, Hyzaar, Isentress, Janumet, Januvia, Mevacor, Noroxin, Prinivil, Prinizide, Propecia, Proscar, Singulair, Zocor, and Zolinza.
TABLE: Currently approved medications for treating HIV/AIDS Protease Entry Nukes Non-nukes Inhibitors Inhibitors Combivir Rescriptor Agenerase Fuzeon (Epivir + Retrovir) Emtriva Sustiva Crixivan Epivir Viramune Fortovase Hivid Invirase Retrovir Kaletra Trizivir (Epivir + Lexiva Retrovir + Ziagen) Videx (regular or EC) Norvir Viread Reyataz Zerit Viracept Ziagen
which makes the protease inhibitor Crixivan, said the ads "have been very successful in motivating patients to talk to their doctors about treatment options.