Can I go to a one pill a day with Combivir/Viramune
Mar 23, 2006
I have my doctor's appppointment coming up soon and am curious about a few things which I plan to ask my doctor. I've been taking Combivir and Viramune for three years now. Is there a one pill regimine yet for this combo? Does the AZT in the Combivir lead to facial lipo with long-term use?
Thanks for your help !
Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
There is debate about the risk of lipo in patients like you who have been on AZT for years-- but suffice to say that there appears to be a small risk in patients who are starting on treatment (but far less than that associated with d4T).
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