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Im out of sustiva
Dec 18, 2005

I'm currently on sustiva/combivir. I'm out of sustiva but not combivir and will not be able to pick up my prescription until Wednesday. Should I take the combivir without the sustiva or should I skip all dosages until I pick up my sustiva? FYI, my tc cell count is 774 and my viral load has been undetectable for several years. Thanks.

Response from Dr. Wohl

Maybe too late but if you were to be out of Sustiva for more than a couple of days I would stop your Combivir. There are data that indicate that levels of Sustiva can remain fairly high for days to weeks. However, this varies considerably from person to person.

DW



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