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prescribed redundancy?

Mar 31, 2007

Hi, A friend was on a Kaletra based regimine and having GI problems. His doctor switched him to Viracept. That did not cut down his time spent in the bathroom, it seems to be worse now. I don't know what role resistance plays in this decision, I think the Kaletra was his first regimine. The other drugs that his doctor has him on really sounds questionable. He was prescribed Truvada and Emtriva! Isn't that double dosing?

I want to see him do well, but I'm not qualified to second guess his doctor. Your input would be very welcome.

Response from Dr. Young

Yes, you're correct.

Truvada (tenofovir +FTC) has the same FTC found in Emtriva. One wouldn't need to take Emtriva with Truvada. BY

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