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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineRashes in the setting of starting HIV medications can have a wide range of causes including flare-ups of seborrhea, folliculitis, ezcema, fungal infections, manifestations of immune reconstitution syndrome, and/or side effects of one of the... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your questions and post.Looks like you started on a potent first line treatment with a high viral load. You've had a baseline resistance test (good!) and while not definitive proof, pretty good evidence that you did not acquire drug... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESDear J-Thanks for your follow up and complements. Even a few positive words are very meaningful.Recalling your viral load response-- yes, it's not too unusual to see viral load hover just above the detectable level for some weeks after an... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillDear Lucy,The company that makes tenofovir and now owns FTC, Gilead Sciences, is working hard to develop a combination pill containing both drugs.It is difficult to predict when a new drug will be available to patients given all the necessary hoops... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI'm just starting treatment and my doctor who does things differently recommended tenofovir...I know it's a new drug. Has anyone any experience with it?
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Posted by EmeandEme, 1 ReplyI have been taking tenofovir for over 6 months for Hep B. 3 months ago I had unprotected sex because the condom broke and need to figure out what test I need to take to check for HIV.
I have gotten tested every single month and everything has come... Read more »
Posted by bartlebynew treatment option. here's what you need to know.
Complera (rilpivirine/tenofovir/FTC) is like Atripla (efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC) except it replaces the Sustiva (efavirenz, Stocrin) arm with Edurant (rilpivirine). it has to be taken with a meal.... Read more »
Posted by garret99Hello everyone. I would like to know if there is anyone out there that is using stochrine,epivir and tenofovir.....my doc removed one of my meds and replaced it with the epivir. After 3 months my cd4 count went from 155 to 260 and my viral load was... Read more »
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