|Change of meds
Jun 30, 2011
I am a 37 yo male HIV + since 2009, and I have been taking a mix of truvada and zidovudine, I have been undetectable and everything has been great, but now my doctor says I should change for something more "modern" like Kaletra I really did not want to change, because I am doing all right, do you think this change is good for me? Please It is really important for me to get an answer. Thanks
| Response from Dr. McGowan
Thanks for your question.
This is the tried and true issue: "if it ain't broke don't fix it" versus "would you trade for what is behind the curtain".
So you have to ask is it broke:
Has your viral load always and at every visit been undetectable: if not than you should consider a switch.
There are many options (Kaletra is one, but there are others to discuss as well, including potential once daily combos).
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