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drinking and trizivir
Jul 24, 2001

DEAR DOC, I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH HIV APRIL 5, 2001 MY VIRAL LOAD WAS 75,000+ AND MY CD4 COUNT WAS 442 NOW TODAY MY VIRAL LOAD IS SAME AND MY CD4 COUNT 413 I AM 44 YRS OLD AND 5'8" WEIGH ABOUT 170 LBS. AND THE DOCTOR STARTED ME ON TRIZIVIR ANYWAY I DRINK A FEW BEERS EVERY OTHER DAY BUT JUST STARTED THE MEDS. TODAY. CAN I MIX THE TWO ? CAN I

Response from Dr. Boyle

There should not be any significant interaction between the alcohol intake that you describe and the medications you are on.



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