Nelfinavir and Combivir
Aug 18, 1998
Writeups on Nelfinavir and Combivir recommend triple medication. A friend who is on this regimen tells me that these two medication are properly considered to be a triple medication regimen because Combivir contains two mediciations (ACV plus lamividine). From what I have been able to learn 3TC--combivir--Epivir---Lamivudine---are synonymous so that triple medication is not obtained in Nelfinavr and Combivir and is actually only two medications. Please straighten me out
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Nelfinavir (Viracept) and combivir (AZT + 3TC) are indeed three medicines. Epivir (lamivudine), is 3TC only. Retrovir (zidovudine), is AZT only. The combi, implies the combination of these two. Hope that helps. MH
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