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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe issue is separating the Combivir by closer to 12 hours. I would consider taking the first dose of Combivir each day close to the noon hour. The AZT is not a particulary good once a day type of drug-3TC can be taken all at once so another... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaThis may be a bit close together, especially for the AZT part of the Combivir. I usually like to give the AZT doses 10-14 hours apart (2 hours each side of the 12 hours). The generally lousy feeling may be the AZT, and you might try spreading the... Read more »
University of Chicago HospitalsI would suggest that you take the CBV later in the day, i.e. aroundlunch (1pm), to avoid the chance that the morning symptoms are related to higher blood levels of AZT, and leave the evening dose alone (i.e. 1am). AZT toxicity includes nausea,... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastOne of the reasons that we do research studies is to determine optimal therapy. The 903 study demonstrated the superiority of Viread over d4T and clearly supports its use in first-line therapy. If your insurance company is denying it, this is... Read more »
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Posted by MondoIs there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail?
I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that you... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesI'm on EFV, 3TC, & TDF (Efavirenz, Lamivudine, & Tenofovir). All taken at the same time, just before bed.
I either sleep so lightly that any movement or sound from my partner wakes me up; or I lie there for two to four hours not sleeping at... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHas anyone switched or is using viread? If so, how long and any adverse side effects? I've had problems with pretty much all nukes except 3tc and wanted to see if this drug was similar?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI've been positive since 1989 and refused to participate in any
therapies until 2 years ago. I began Crixie-AZT-3TC therapy and
would like to share my results.
Well, to sum it up, my T4s went from 7 to 300, and my viral load
from 400,000 to... Read more »
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