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Is it a good comb
Nov 7, 2007

Hi Dr Benjamin: Here Am I, writing from lisbon, to send you and the others docs my thanks for your great job here in this site! I also have 2 questions to you: is Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada a good comb for a guy thar is seropositive for 13 years and stoped meds 5 years ago and now is resuming meds with cd4 350? And what about this comb and lipodistrophy and buffalo humb? Can you help me please?

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Thank you for your post from Lisbon (one of my all time favorite cities).

The regimen of tenofovir/FTC (Truvada) + ritonavir-boosted atazanavir (Reyataz) is a very popular and recommended first-line treatment regimen. It is important with this regimen to remember to take your medicines with food and to avoid certain types of antacids. In our experience, this is a very effective regimen.

The components of your regimen are not thought to be associated with significant risk of lipodystrophy.

Be well, BY



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