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Stocrin Dosing

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timing of medications

Hello and thank you for your help to us. Recently my doctor changed me one medication. I was taking videx epivir and stocrin.He changed the videx to azt( 1 pill twice a day). So now i have difficulties to remember four days a day to take four pills(...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question.You can cut back to taking your medication twice a day:Take the AZT and Epivir in the morning, and take the second dose of AZT at night with your Stocrin. AZT and Epivir caome combined in one pill called Combivir (in the... Read more »

Time Switched to Morning

Dear sirI have been taking AZT and 3TC and Stocrin for almost 5 years. Last June 2003, VL and CD4... Read more »

Double dose of Sustiva and Truvada

I am doing very well on my treatment. Viral load undetectable and CD4: 43%. Never missed a dose.... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

ef-FAH-ver-enz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): DMP-266, EFV, L 743726, Stocrin Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Efavirenz, also known as EFV or Sustiva, is a type of medicine called a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Names and Manufacturers

Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors Integrase Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Antisense Drugs Immune Modulators None of these drugs can... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

Table of Contents Introduction Nucleoside and Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) Integrase Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors... Read more »
The Well Project

Pharmacokinetics

Table of Contents What Is PK? How Is PK Studied? Drug Interactions and Drug Boosting Do Men and Women Process Drugs Differently? Pharmacokinetic Testing How to Make PK Work for You References What Is PK? ... Read more »
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