Symptomatic orthostasis with extended-release nifedipine and protease inhibitors.

  title={Symptomatic orthostasis with extended-release nifedipine and protease inhibitors.},
  author={Deanna R Rossi and Robert C. Rathbun and Leonard N. Slater},
  volume={22 10},
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) protease inhibitors are prone to drug interactions with other agents. As individuals with HIV infection live longer, the clinical significance of many interactions is becoming recognized. A 51-year-old man with HIV infection who was receiving extended-release nifedipine developed symptomatic orthostasis and heart block after starting antiretroviral therapy that included nelfinavir. He experienced dizziness, fatigue, and hypotension and developed complete heart… CONTINUE READING

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