|3 months after Efavirenz and Truvada
Aug 11, 2012
I hope you are doing well. A little over 3 months I started treatment with Truvada and Efavairenz with almost none side effects, thanks god. I started with CD4 380/13% and a VL of 18 000 copies. After 3 months on treatment My CD4 737/17% and a CV of 624 copies. It could be said that the treatment is doing the right thing. Ive made the appointment with my doctor but I am a little distressed, Thanks in advance for your answer. regards Peter
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello Peter and thanks for posting.
Your labs look ok to me, but I'll admit that I'd might hope to see a greater viral load drop after three months. Your decrease to 624 is about a 95% reduction-- actually not bad.
The treatment is indeed doing the right thing, your CD4 count has increased a lot and your CD4 percentage is no longer in the AIDS-defining range.
I hope that helps, BY
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