Jun 8, 2006
I screwed up big time and managed to miss 5 daily doses of Truvada, which I take with Reyataz and Norvir. This is my first regimen, started 5/13, with CD4-186 and VL-52,000. I am terrified that I have screwed up this regimen forever, and, since I am resistant to all non-nukes (despite never having used meds before), this is a big big concern. How likely is it that my virus will now develop resistance to the Truvada? Thanks so much.
Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
There's little to do right now other than to try to understand the basis of the missed doses (and to the extent possible, correct the problem) and to have your viral load response to treatment monitored very closely over the next weeks.
If your viral load doesn't approach undetectable by 8-12 weeks, I'd be looking at the possiblity of drug resistance and would pro-actively obtain drug resistance testing.
Best luck, BY
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Testicular Pain Could I Have Acute HIV Infection
- Can You Contract AIDS From Blowjob From A Prostitute?
- Itchy Vagina After Touching Dried Semen Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Rash After Licking Genital Worried I Have HIV
- Sore On Tongue After Cunilingus Worried I Have HIV
- Tingling In Fingers After Fingering Worried I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.