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3tc Hiv

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New HIV+, Vaccines, Viral Load, AZT/3TC

First, thank you so much for providing a non-judgemental, un-hurried forum for questions about this life-threatening illness.1) I have recently tested HIV+ and have t-cell count of 398 & viral load of 125,000. I tested + for hepatitis b virus,...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
It may be true that vaccination causes a brief rise in viral load, though not all studies show that. It's probable, however, that if you get vaccinated whiletaking effective antiretroviral therapy (like what you'll be taking), any increase would be... Read more »

What drugs now?

Dr., I have been positive for over 15 years. I started on azt and then added 3tc when it became... Read more »

Hair Loss & 3TC - Switch 1 of 3 Drugs? JB

I've been on Crix, AZT & 3TC since 1996 and have had an undetectable viral load and increasing CD 4... Read more »
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Tenofovir and 3TC for HBV/HIV Co-Infection

... Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate and Lamivudine Combination Therapy Compared to Lamivudine Alone for HBV in Therapy-Naive HIV/HBV Co-Infected Patients: 48-Week Interim Results (Poster 825) Authored by D. Cooper, G. Dore, A.L. Pozniak, E. DeJesus,... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Studies Find D4T Plus 3TC Effective Against HIV

...Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections show that the previously untested combination of d4T (stavudine) plus 3TC (lamivudine) is effective against HIV. One study demonstrated that d4T plus 3TC was effective as initial therapy,... Read more »
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I-84: Adefovir Dipivoxil Therapy Significantly Decreases HIV RNA in Patients With High Level AZT-3TC Resistant HIV

...what happened when adefovir (120 mg/day) was added to prior antiretroviral therapy in patients who still had detectable plasma HIV RNA. In this virologic substudy, plasma HIV RNA specimens from 142 patients were fully evaluated for viral load and... Read more »
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Session 84, Abstract 664: Therapy with d4T plus 3TC Produces Sustained Undetectable Levels of Plasma HIV RNA in Patients Treated with Reverse Transcriptase (RT) Inhibitors for 10 Years

...ddI (mean period of 12 months), high-dose d4T "pulse therapy" (for a mean duration of 48 weeks), and, most recently, d4T plus 3TC. Prior to receipt of d4T plus 3TC, their mean CD4 count was 601 cells/mm3 and their mean viral load was 15,450... Read more »
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about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...induction/maintenance strategy starting with an intense four-drug Kaletra (LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir)-based regimen along with Combivir [AZT/3TC] + Viread [tenofovir]. can you tell me side effects with these? also is facial lipotrophy a side... Read more »

hiv prophylaxis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...?If so then i'm worried as she will have to take them .Any one else had this with kaletra(lopinivir/ritonivir) + combivir(azt/3TC) Read more »

I am HIV + and anemic

Posted by Anonymous
... I am HIV + and am anemic. My T-cell count is 176 , viral load undetectable. I am taking AZT/3TC, Viramune, Bactrim B-6, and INH . I was recently admitted to the hospital and received 4 units of blood. I am holding my own Read more »