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Sustiva Dosages

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Erratic Sustiva dosage during weekend

I'm currently on Combivir and Sustiva. I am very strict with my combivir intake schedule while I take Sustiva normally at 11pm before bed. However during weekends for the past 4 weeks now. I take my sustiva at around 3 or 4am cos that's when I...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...way to ensure success.Adjusting the dose time to your schedule is fine. As long as you do not miss a dose the blood level of Sustiva will be adequate even a few hours late so you would not be at risk of getting drug resistance from this.Joe Read more »

Sustiva dosage

Dear Doctor41 years old,weight60Kg, start therapy since10/04/02 with VL 190.000 CD4 230 and Zerit... Read more »

Taking multiple dosages of Sustiva for a buzz

I was wondering if you have ever had any patients or heard of any patients who have taken more than... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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Kaletra

...with Antabuse or Flagyl (metronidazole). Use calcium channel blockers (such as Norvasc, Procardia, and others) with caution. Dosage of methadone may need to be increased when taken with Kaletra. Current guidelines state the Kaletra dose should... Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral drugs: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF or Viread). Efavirenz is a type... 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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ecstacy

Posted by stevenmarvin, 3 Replies
...Hello, I recently started taking viread and sustiva last week. Stupidly I took 2 MDMA pills tonight. Now I am affraid, should I take my meds or skip the dosage. Can anyone help. Read more »

SUSTIVA and mental issues

Posted by LivingExample
...Just wondering if anyone else was taking Sustiva/Epzicom or Sustiva and something else and experienced extreme social anxiety issues as well as depression and fatigue. The first 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 »

advice please

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the beginning symptoms of lipodystrophy and have now put in an order for Serostim to attempt to combat this. My question is dosage. My doctor suggested starting at 3mg for about a week and then going to 6mg for the next 5 weeks. Is this too much?... Read more »