Lamivudine Side Effects
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineMost patients would do OK if switching from Atripla to efavirenz + lamivudine + abacavir (particularly if HLA B5701 negative). The major issue with starting efavirenz + lamivudine + abacavir is a higher rate of skin/hypersensitivity issues resulting... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineI think that is a very rational approach to take lamivudine. There is no more benign medication to take for hepatitis B. There has been over 15 years of experience with lamivudine in pregnancy in HIV patients and it does not seem to be a problem. If... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineThe guidelines published by the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease quote a 95 percent efficacy rate if Hepatitis B immunoglobulin and hepatitis B vaccine is given. Your infant will need to receive all doses of vaccine to be... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastI think that this combination will have high efficacy. Before we were able to get tenofovir (Viread), this was the most commonly prescribed combination in our group and we still have many patients on this regimen. We tend to use Viread instead of... Read more »
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Posted by jenniferdraperAbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHas anyone switched or is using viread? If so, how long and any adverse side effects? I've had problems with pretty much all nukes except 3tc and wanted to see if this drug was similar?
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Posted by DaphZimbabwe, 1 ReplyI am currently on meds taking Lamivudine, Tenofovir and Eviferanz (sp). I get my meds from the local clinic but they are short of Efivarenz. I can still only take Lamivudine and tenofovir? I currently don't have money to buy the third. Can these... Read more »
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