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oksikoko
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Re: Isentress plus Kaletra
      03/14/13 02:27 PM

Hi, Danigirl!

I wonder if the doctor prescribed this since he wasn't sure what component of Atripla caused the adverse reaction... I know a few people on Isentress and Truvada (emtricitabine + tenofovir), but I haven't heard of anyone on Kaletra (lopinavir + ritonavir) and Isentress. Don't worry, though! I don't know too many positive people, so my not knowing anyone on that regimen doesn't mean much. I'd also like to hear from anyone else on this combo.

The 2 components in Truvada are 2 of the 3 in Atripla (emtricitabine + tenofovir), and the doctor may have simply wanted to avoid them all since your husband didn't respond well to Atripla. I suspect it was the efavirenz in the Atripla and not the two NRTIs, but I'm not a doctor! I base that solely off of things I've heard from people in forums and off my own very limited experience with efavirenz.

How's your husband doing now?

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* Isentress plus Kaletra Danigirl 03/02/13 09:43 AM
. * Re: Isentress plus Kaletra Danigirl   04/19/13 10:48 PM
. * Re: Isentress plus Kaletra oksikoko   03/14/13 02:27 PM
. * Re: Isentress plus Kaletra Danigirl   03/16/13 01:49 PM
. * Post deleted by Becky AIDS2HIV   03/17/13 01:02 PM
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