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Kivexa And Aids

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

a-BAK-a-veer, la-MI-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Epzicom Other Name(s): ABC/3TC, Abacavir sulfate/Lamivudine Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors WARNING: Epzicom can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include allergic reactions, lactic acidosis (buildup of acid in the blood), and liver problems. People who take abacavir, an anti-HIV medicine included in Epzicom, may have a serious allergic...
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Kaletra & Kivexa, Slow response?

Hi, my husband was diagnosed with AIDS in Jan. 2007. He had a viral load of 1000,000 per ml and a CD count of 30. He started HAART in early March 2007 on Kaletra first then had Kivexa introduced in May. His CD count jumped significantly when he was...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for your posting.I will try to address some of the issues you raise regarding your husband. First of all, I would suggest that it is a little too early to give up on him getting to undetectable viral load. From what you say it sounds... Read more »

which medication work best with KIVEXA

I am HIV+ for 20 years on KIVEXA and reyataza right now. I wanted to change reyataz because of the side effect(yellow skin and red eye). I am alergic to viramune. So 1.what other best option i have with KIVEXA? 2. which type of medication has...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.There's really no restriction on medications that could be used with Kivexa (we call it Epzicom here in the US; abacavir/3TC), since there aren't any significant drug-drug interactions.Abacavir/3TC has been... Read more »

I am taking Sustiva and Kivexa, can I take Levitra?

Dear Doctor, I am hiv positive and I am taking Kivexa and Sustiva as a treatment.Can I take Levitra to maintain my erection?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Drugs like Viagra or Levitra can usually be taken with caution in patients on protease inhibitors. The levels of Levitra (and all drugs on the class) can be significantly increased when taking protease inhibitors so doses need to be decreased and... Read more »

Isentress + Kivexa

Dear Dr Ben and Dr Jo,As I have osteoporosis my HIV-specialist (in the Netherlands) wants to take me off Truvada (which I am taking with Prezista + ritonavir. VL undetectable, CD4 700+, no other issues. Celsentri is not an option, as the virus uses...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting from Amsterdam.Sorry to hear about your osteoporosis diagnosis-- it's a problem of increasing awareness, and something that affects upwards of 10-15% of people in care here in the US. TheBody.com and our late... Read more »
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Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
Is 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 »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

The Bell is Ringing-Bells4AIDS-World AIDS Day

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
A MILLION BELLS RINGING ON DECEMBER 1 World AIDS Day!

"The Bell is Ringing" is a grassroots initiative of concerned individuals, who decided to mobilize communities and individuals from around the world to join a united effort to raise awareness to... Read more »

So terry D what does cause AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous
You seem to think you know so much then what does cause AIDS if its not HIV?

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