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An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

eh-FAH-vih-rehnz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): EFV Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Efavirenz can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include serious psychiatric problems and liver problems. Contact your health care provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms that may signal psychiatric problems: ...
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Stocrin and Sustiva

Are sustiva and Stocrin the same thing? Is it safe to buy Stocrin when my prescription says that i should take sustiva?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Stocrin and Sustiva are different trade names (used in different countries) for efavirenz. BY... Read more »

Stocrin vs Sustiva

Is there a difference between the medicines Stocrin and Sustiva? My Doctor prescribed Stocrin but my insurance company said that they did not have that medication and recommended...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Stocrin and Sustiva are both brand names for efavirenz. The manufacturer uses different names in different countries-- Sustiva is used... in the United States, Stocrin is used in most other countries.BY... Read more »

Sustiva or Stocrin???

Could you please explain the difference if any between Stocrin and Sustiva.I taked Stocrin and now I have Sustiva. Can I continue with Sustiva? As I know it is the same drug.Thanks,Roman...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Sustiva is the North American (and parts of Western Europe) trade name for efavirenz. Stocrin is the trade name for efavirenz when marketed elsewhere.The active drug is the same-- efavirenz. BY... Read more »

switch from stocrin and truvada to atripla

Hi, I was on HAART for a yera but changed to stocrin and truvada due to lipodystrophy and pheripheral neuropathy. I have been on stocrin and truvada for about 9 month now with no...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Stocrine (efavirenz) + Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine) has the same three HIV meds as Atripla so there generally should be little... Read more »
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DNA,VENDO STOCRIN Y COMBIVIR VARIOS FRASCOS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HOLA,QUERIA CONTARTE A TI Y A TODOS LOS AMIGOS DE ESTE ENCANTADOR FORO QUE TENGO VARIOS FRASCOS DE MEDICINAS QUE NUNCA NI JAMAS TOMARE,SON :STOCRIN Y COMBIVIR CON FECHA DE VENCIMIENTO 2007-----2008,A MI ME LOS DA GRATUITAMENTE EL HOSPITAL DONDE ME... Read more »

bit of advise please..

Posted by mineug
Diagnosed + in December with cd4 of 790 went back to dr two weeks ago and dropped to 300 with viral load 45000. Started out on combivur and stocrin. Made me feel shitty the 1st couple of days, especialy stocrin at night made my head spin in a way I... Read more »

Allergies

Posted by madisongurl, 1 Reply
So far I have tried to go on meds twice, and each time I have had severe allergic reactions. Since becoming positive, I have become allergic to penicillan as well.

Does anyone else have these problems with medicine and have you found an HIV med to... Read more »

DERECHO A REPLICA...

Posted by Anonymous
PEDI MI RECETA HABITUAL DE STOCRIN ,COMBIVIR....( QUE VENDIA),Y SABEN......ME NEGO EL DERECHO?,ME ALEGRO ,PORQUE QUIEN NIEGA UN DERECHO,UN DERECHO LO NIEGA....INDEFECTIBLEMENTE...AWEONAOS DEL PODER

MIGUEL SANTOSACROSANTO,AJAJAJA,DE CHILE MIEY Read more »