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3TC Dosages

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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...accidentally come into contact with the virus on the job.Lamivudine alone or in combination with other antiretrovirals does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Lamivudine comes in liquid and tablet form and is taken by mouth. Lamivudine is also available combined with the NRTI zidovudine (in a tablet called Combivir), with the NRTI abacavir...
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prophylaxis

Dear Dr. benjamin i exposed to risk full event of known sourse of hiv, so i want to start pep and i have AZT and lamuvidine so i want to know the dosage???????thanks let me hear soon pls
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...started under medical supervision, so I hope that you're not doing this solo.The usual dose for AZT/3TC is AZT 300 mg + 3TC (lamivudine) 150 mg twice daily. PEP regimens should be taken for 4 weeks.I hope this helps.BY Read more »

Combivir dosage

Hi,I would like to know what will happen; I didnt complete my Combivir dosage. I only took one tablet 6am and another 6pm for 13 days. Please give me advice.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.I'm not sure if I understand your question. Combivir (AZT+3TC) is usually dosed 1 pill twice daily.I hope this helps,BY Read more »

dosage for lamivudine

Good day to you doc! i would like to know the right dosage for lamivudine. how much tablet im going to take everyday for a hepa b patient like me. thanks! and more power!
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The dose for patients with hepatitis B alone is 100 mg daily. Read more »

Split Once a Day Dosage

Taking cnce a day Sustiva, 3TC, & Abacavir. VL undetectable for 1.5 years and CD4 = 400. Have always had sustiva induced dreams but I'm OK with that. Experiencing too much insomnia; it's affecting my work. Perfectly compliant and have no problem...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is not much published information on splitting doses like you outline but I generally would not have a problem trying it on a trial basis for several weeks to see if you symptoms improve along with perhaps checking your viral load a month or... Read more »
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Lamivudine (Epivir)

...liquid form. The normal dose of lamivudine is 300 mg daily: either one 300 mg tablet daily, or one 150 mg tablet twice a day. The dosage should be reduced for people who weigh less than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). It is also available as a scored... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

...of zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT) and 150 mg of lamivudine (Epivir, 3TC). Combivir can be taken with food, or between meals. The dosage of lamivudine should be reduced for people who weigh less than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). People who weigh less... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Epzicom/Kivexa (Abacavir + Lamivudine)

...milligrams (mg) of abacavir (Ziagen) and 300 mg of lamivudine (Epivir, 3TC). Epzicom can be taken with food, or between meals. The dosage of lamivudine should be reduced for people who weigh less than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). People who weigh... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

...Epzicom does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Epzicom comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth. Recommended Daily Dose The... Read more »
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Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...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 may... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
...another blood test to make sure that my liver and kidney functions are OK which they are - yesterday my doctor increased the dosage of Nevirapine from once to twice a day. I'm due to see him again in two weeks time - if at this time my liver and... Read more »

When to begin treatment?

Posted by NurseEddie, 4 Replies
I contracted HIV June 2004, diagnosed July 19th, 2004. I am also a newly recovering meth addict fresh out of inpatient treatment. My CD4 count, as of 08/09/05 was 997 with a viral load of 69,000. In May my numbers were 580 and 92,000,... Read more »