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Author Topic: Maraviroc  (Read 2428 times)

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Offline azazel

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Maraviroc
« on: October 18, 2006, 05:43:16 AM »
Hello,
I woulld like to ask if there is someone who takes Maraviroc? I'm eating this for one year.  What are your opinions about this medicine?

Regards from Poland

Offline pozguy75

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Re: Maraviroc
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2006, 01:18:20 PM »
I am going two years taking the drug. It's effectiveness seems to be only when taken twice a day. Other than that I have had no issues with it. It will be interesting to see how it works out though.

I am taking it with Combivir twice a day as well.
Dx 2005
ATRIPLA

Offline foster2006

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Re: Maraviroc
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2006, 03:36:56 AM »
I am taking it twice a day.

I found out by my own experiment (its in Phase III study in the USA), I had a 66% chance of getting it when I entered the study.
I tasted the tablet that looked like the sustiva tablet no medicine taste, did the same to the Maraviroc tablets a week later, definite medicine taste.

Three groups in the study divided like this
Combivir/Sustiva
Combivir and one dose a day of Maraviroc (300mg) eliminated and all participants moved to 2x day dosage
Combivir and twice a day dose of Maraviroc (2 x 300mg)

I had a reaction to the Combivir so I was switched to Truvada.
As you can see my lab results speak for themselves.  Had a couple of VL >50 but not over 200
« Last Edit: November 27, 2006, 03:39:09 AM by foster2006 »
11/21/2006 CD4        VL <50
10/02/2006 CD4 1034 VL 114
09/06/2006 CD4 1595 VL   87
08/02/2006 CD4 1266 VL <50
06/07/2006 CD4 1412 VL <50

Diagnosed 10/18/2004
Truvada(1x day) & Maraviroc (2x day)

Offline Ihavehope

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Re: Maraviroc
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2006, 01:12:08 PM »
Is Maraviroc new? What makes it different from all the other drugs out there? Also did your CD4 cells really go over 1000?

Infected: April 2005
12/6/06 - Diagnosed HIV positive
12/19/06 - CD4 = 240  22% VL = 26,300
1/4/07 - CD4 = 200 16% VL = ?
2/9/07 = Started Kaletra/Truvada
3/13/07 = CD4 = 386 22% VL ?

 


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