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Sustiva And Hiv

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Stocrin (Sustiva) and hiv-2.

Hi doc. Mark.Im a Dutch man living with my Dutch boyfriend in Holland.I tell this, because my partner has hiv-2 infection (hiv-1 neg.) which is rare for an European man in a north European country.He is getting trivizir (abacavir, lamivudine,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...There is not a lot of published data about this question. However, you are correct to question the use of efavirenz for HIV-2 treatment. Published data would suggest that of the HIV-2 strains tested, most are resistant to efavirenz or the NNRTI... Read more »

HIV.drugs...truvada and sustiva

I'm now HIV positive. My cd4 count is 86 and my viral load is 179..should I start on these... Read more »

effects on non HIV taking sustiva

my younger brother(who is HIV negative) took one of my sustiva pills, is there any thing we sould... Read more »
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Abstract No. 383:Efficacy of Efavirenz (Sustiva) Concerning Regimens in Patients with Baseline Plasma HIV-1 RNA Viral Load Exceeding 100,000 copies/mL

...Sustiva is a once-daily non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) which has demonstrated efficacy when used combination Read more »
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Sustiva

... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard Read more »
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Case Report Shows Gingko May Interact With Sustiva

...biloba appeared to interact with the HIV drug Sustiva (efavirenz), causing it to fail in this person. The data were reported in AIDS in June 2009. The 47-year-old man had been on stable HIV therapy for 10 years. It was reported that he had never... Read more »
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FAQs About Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...should avoid becoming pregnant. What HIV medications are safe to take while pregnant? For frequently asked questions on other HIV/AIDS topics, click here . Read more »
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depression

Posted by dElle, 6 Replies
...wanted to get some feedback on anyone who is taking antidepressants. I have been + for over 3 years and am taking Epzicom and Sustiva. HIV has not taken over my life and I am fairly well adjusted (numbers are great too). As of late I feel like... Read more »

FYI: Sustiva in Atripla. . .

Posted by razzmaniac, 1 Reply
...certain meds as I have been taking meds for over 10 years. Atripla is very potent in fighting HIV virus HOWEVER. . .it contains Sustiva which in quite a few recent studies in Europe, Canada and now the US, Sustivas massive accumulation in the fat... Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) Read more »

sustiva vs crixivan

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and choloesteral have starting to creep into the high values. My doc has now suggested dropping Crixivan for Sustiva? He states of the 50 patients in his practice that have done this only 1 has not maintained ... Read more »