|normal life span
Jan 20, 2002
dear dr, can i have a normal life span on viracept and combivar? can i live to maybe 80 , 75 etc? thanks.
Response from Dr. Little
The answer depends completely on the durability and magnitude of your response to these medications. In people who start therapy with no pre-existing drug resistance, achieve complete viral suppression on therapy, have no side effects which affect their treatment adherence, and never show rebound of viremia (ie a viral load of greater than about 200), then yes, we do predict that the regimen will work indefinitely. Keep in mind that meeting all of the criteria I have outlined is a tall order, but we think it can be done in people who are closely followed and very adherent to their medications.
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