rotating various hiv medications still?
Jul 27, 2003
God bless you sir for always being so kind and good to share your personal experience against this virus. I went to the site Medibolics and browsed your information, and i noticed that you mentioned something that "in order to minimize side effects of hiv medications you figured you would rotate medicines every six months" if i understand this correctly? My question is do you still rotate medicines; i.e. switch medicines right after six months or go on drug holidays after six months of medicating and wait another six months before restarting treatment? Has this worked for you successfully and if so how? Thank you Hiv Hero. Please stay well.
Proud of you in Chicago
Response from Mr. Vergel
No, I do not do anymore. I have developed multi drug resistance after all these years and am on a MEGAHAART regimen consisting of Kaletra+Envirase+Viread+Epivir. My numbers are stable at 260 T cells and 15,000 VL, but I have never had undetectable viral load (so I guess that makes me a virologic failure kind of guy!) I am just watching my numbers and my virus' replicating capacity nowdays. Thanks for your sweet words.
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