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Harvard Medical SchoolIt 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... Read more »
Duke University Medical CenterHair loss can occur in persons with HIV infection, both on or off of antiretroviral therapy. Recently Crixivan has been linked with hair loss, and my guess is that it may be responsible for yours. I might start by switching your Crixivan to... Read more »
University of Chicago HospitalsNot all HIV drug resistance is the same, and 3TC resistance with the M184V mutation is an excellent example.Like other resistance mutations, the M184V impairs the ability of 3TC to reduce HIV replication.On the other hand, 3TC still exerts an... 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, 3 RepliesI have recently changed my combination to 3TC, Abacavir and Efavirenz. I work within an industry that requires regular and random drug and alcohol testing. My urine tests are now coming back positive for canabanoids ( I dont smoke dope). I can have... Read more »
Posted by GDog, 2 RepliesAbout 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days.
I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it was hot, red and kinda scaly on my legs, arms, neck, back and some on my chest).
I started... 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 »
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