|Will I have resistance
Jan 5, 2007
I'm an expecting mother who has been HIV positive for 2 years. My OB Internal medicine specialist has taken me off of Truvada and placed me on Combrivir stating that Combrivir has shown to be a little better in pregnancy than Truvada. While on Truvada my viral load was never over 200. Now that I'm on Combrivir my viral load has come back at 340, so I would really like to go back to Truvada. Would me going back to Truvada cause a resistance resulting in the medicine not working as effectivley as it did in the past?
Response from Dr. Henry
This is a much large body of information about the use of AZT+ 3TC in pregnancy so that is generally the backbone NRTI regimen that is still used. I have used Truvada in some cases without obvious toxicity. I trust that you are also on a 3rd drug (such as nevirapine or a protease inhibitor). The goal is to safely suppress the HIV level to < the detection level to minimize the chance of vertical transmission while protection you against HIV-related clinical events/development of resistance. KH
Dosing of acetyl-L-Carnitine
- Itchy Testicles After Touching A Bloody Scab Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Pain In Penis After Protected Anal Sex Does It Mean I Have HIV
- ARE SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES IN THE GROIN VISIBLE?
- Can Other Blood Work Tell You If You Have Hiv?
- Do They Test For Hiv In Routine Blood Tests?
- Hiv Testing After 3 Month Window Period
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.