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Trizivir Dosages

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An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...other anti-HIV drugs. Studies are now being done to see which other drugs work best with Trizivir.Trizivir does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Trizivir comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth. Recommended Daily Dose The recommended dosage of Trizivir is one tablet (300 mg of abacavir sulfate, 150 mg of lamivudine, and 300 mg of...
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TRT, anabolic steroids, resistence exercises and Lipoathrophy

I need to know about the safety and effectiveness of the use of TRT and Anabolic steroids during bodybuilding excercising to fight limbs lipoathrophy. I have been on Trizivir twice a day for 10+ years. My Cd4 counts have been above 1100 and v.l.< 50...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The AZT in Trizivir can cause fat loss (lipoatrophy). Use of anabolic steroids including testosterone does not add fat where it has been lost and Read more »

Is my partner being dosed correctly?

My partner was diagnosed 6 weeks ago with AIDS- CD4=30, HIV= 250K. Our ID placed him on Reyataz 200 mg BID and Trizivir 60 mg BID. I can not find this dosage regimen anywhere in the literature that I have searched. I am a Radiologist (MD) and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear Dr. Radiologist, thanks for your post.I'm very sorry to hear about your partner's diagnosis. I'm quite concerned about the case scenario you describe.Who is your partner's ID? Does he or she read current US treatment guidelines?This is an... Read more »

GOING OFF KALETRA??

I TESTED POSITIVE JULY 2000 ALTHO TESTED NEGATIVE EARLIER IN 2000...CD IN 7/00 WAS 33 AND VIRAL LOAD OVER 1MILL...I SOUGHT YOUR HELP WITH MY DR'S IMMEIDATE PLANNED REGIMEN OF 3 KALETRA 2X DAILY, 1 ZERIT 2X DAILY, AND 1 ZIAGEN 2X DAILY...BY SEPT...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...reduce the burden of side effects. Stopping the Kaletra makes the most sense to me, but you could even argue for going down to trizivir alone, particularly if your source did not have resistant virus.Good luck, hope this helpsATP Read more »

Can I take a drug holliday

Dear Dr. Hoodniy,There seems to be some debate as to whether one may stop treatment once began. I have been HIV postitive for 13 years. I have been meds. free until the last 20 months. At that time, for the first time in all these years my tcells...
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
I believe I answered this question on a previous question that was posed. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

... What Is Trizivir? Who Should Take Trizivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Trizivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...in a single tablet called Epzicom. Abacavir, lamivudine, and zidovudine are available in a single tablet called Trizivir. Dosage Form/Administration Abacavir sulfate comes in tablet and liquid form and is taken by mouth. Recommended Daily... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

...knows if you have had kidney problems: your dose of lamivudine may need to be lowered. Lamivudine is also available in Combivir, Trizivir and Epzicom. Combivir contains AZT and lamivudine. Trizivir contains AZT, lamivudine, and abacavir. Epzicom... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Take Zidovudine? Zidovudine was approved in 1987 as an antiretroviral (ARV) drug for people with HIV infection. Recommended dosages are available for children over 6 weeks old. It is also used to prevent transmission of HIV from a pregnant woman... Read more »
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Trizivir

Posted by slitter028, 1 Reply
...I have taken Trizivir ever since it came out. The standard dosing is 1 tab bid. My doc has told me on several occasions that i can take both pills Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

FRIDAY, May 5th -- Trizivir Casting $2,000

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Positive Men and Women EXTENDED CASTING - FRIDAY, MAY 5TH FOR HIV POSITIVE MEN & WOMEN AD CAMPAIGN FOR MEDICATION - TRIZIVIR Glaxo Smith Kline and Palio Communications are producing a new campaign for the medication TRIZIVIR. (*Note:... Read more »

Trizivir Ad Campaign -- CASTING FRIDAY MAY 5TH

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Positive Men and Women EXTENDED CASTING - FRIDAY, MAY 5TH FOR HIV POSITIVE MEN & WOMEN AD CAMPAIGN FOR MEDICATION - TRIZIVIR Glaxo Smith Kline and Palio Communications are producing a new campaign for the medication TRIZIVIR. (*Note:... Read more »