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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