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Combivir Side Effects

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combivir and side effects, how long do they last?

I was recently exposed to HIV virus via a broken condom. I was prescribed combiver by an ER physcian within 72 hrs of exposure. I have many side effects from the medication like nausea, headaches, body rash, depression, dark circles under my eyes,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Fortunately side effects from Combivir generally resolve quickly when the medication is stopped (within several days usually). KH Read more »

Combivir Side Effects

I have been on combivir and sustiva for about 4 years now and all my stats are good, and initially... Read more »

Combivir Side Effects

I am an EMT. Was stuck on an ambulance run from the trash. On Combivir as a preventative for 30... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

... What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Combivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Combivir? Combivir is a pill that contains two... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

...Contraindications Individuals should tell a doctor about any medical problems before taking this medicine.Warnings and side effects of lamivudine/zidovudine may be similar to those for each of the medicines separately. (See individual drug fact... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Combivir

...zidovudine (AZT) and lamivudine (3TC) Brand Name: Combivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

...What Is Lamivudine? Who Should Take Lamivudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Lamivudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Lamivudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Lamivudine? Lamivudine (Epivir) is a drug used as... Read more »
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Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side effects to speak of. I hear it improves overall energy. My thinking is "If it... Read more »

Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
...tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be... Read more »

liver panel abnormal

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've been on Combivir and Crixivan for 10 years - no side effects and good numbers. However, my last physical (5-06)indicated I should follow-up with a liver panel in 2 months; it was Read more »

Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
...about ALL HIV meds, and i am fully aware of the fact that every person reacts differently to every drug. Some people have side effects, some dont. My intention here is to reach out to anyone who has tried or is currenlty trying the regimen of... Read more »