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Epivir Side Effects

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epivir side effects.

Hi there, I am currently on Sustiva, Viread and Epivir. Which is my second regiment. I was on Trizivir but after 2 months I couldnt take the nausea. It took me from 206 t-cell to 266 and v-load from 50,000 to undetctable. Than I dropped within a 2...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The side effects you attribute to the Epivir would be unusual for Epivir to cause. Emtriva is quite similar to Epivir and there is little data Read more »

Sustiva, Zerit & Epivir side effects

Hi Brian- I'm 26 and was diagnosed HIV+ in January of 2001. Because my VL was 250,000 and CD4... Read more »

side effects Epivir &Retrvior (spelling?)

I had asked you about side effects of the anti HIV cocktail of the two meds mentioned and what I... Read more »

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

... la-MI-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Epivir Other Name(s): 3TC, Epivir-HBV, Lamivudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Lamivudine, also known as Epivir or 3TC, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...tablets, $115.33/ month for 240 ml bottle Manufacturer contact: ViiV Healthcare, 1 (877) 844-8872 Potential side effects and toxicity: This remains one of the most easily tolerated HIV medications. Side effects (rarely seen) may... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Drugs in the Pipeline

...pipeline that provide an expansion of existing classes, as well as the addition of new classes. Amdoxovir is an experimental nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), currently in Phase 2, that is being developed by RFS Pharma. The... 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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Viracept/Epivir/Videx side effects

Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 Replies
...I started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it? Thanks. Tim Read more »

fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...all of my lab tests are negative. I may not be advise to take medications for the time being but Im pretty scared of the side effects like steven jonhsons et all. I know medication side effect varies but can anyone tell me how to handle these... Read more »

Epivir/hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...stated taking Epivir and have noticed that my hair (on my head) is coming out slowly. I have read that hair loss is a rare side effect. My doctor told me that a patient of hers had the same effect and used garlic shampoo which stopped the hair... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi there, Im on viread, viramune and epivir , anyone else on this regiment ,if so what side affects have you been having , just curious , thanks Read more »