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Truvada Side Effects

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Truvada Side Effects or Symptoms of Early Infection?

I'm on a 28 day course of Truvada for PEP after unprotected receptive anal intercourse (without ejaculation). I have had a chronic headache and increasing muscle pain. I'm on day 16. Is the muscle pain a common side effect of Truvada or, could...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...and headache are common symptoms in the general population are sometimes seen in the setting of HIV seroconversion or due to Truvada so development of those symptoms are very non-specific. KH Read more »

sustiva/truvada side effects

i was on atripla once a day and the pharmacy ran out so they gave me sustiva and truvada one pill... Read more »

Kaletra and Truvada side effect

Dr.Young Thanks for your great support to all of us. I just started on Kaletra and Truvada 5 days... Read more »
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Project Inform

Truvada and Epizcom are Similar in Their Ability to Suppress HIV

...equal to Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) in their abilities to suppress viral loads. Each of the combination pills had unique side effects, which likely mark the major difference when deciding which therapy to choose. STEAL enrolled 360 people... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

... Manufacturer contact: Gilead Sciences, Inc., www.gilead.com , 1 (800) GILEAD5 (445-3235) Potential side effects and toxicity: See the drugs contained in Truvada -- Viread and Emtriva. Overall, fairly well tolerated, however,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

... What Is Truvada? Who Should Take Truvada? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Truvada Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Truvada React With Other Drugs? What Is Truvada? Truvada is a pill that contains two drugs used to Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...should always take Truvada as their doctors prescribe. Recommended Daily Dose xxx --> Contraindications Warnings and side effects of Truvada may be similar to those for both of the medicines separately. (See individual drug fact sheets for... Read more »
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Meds - How long to adjust?

Posted by calguy2009, 2 Replies
Hi, newly infected and over 50. I found out in May and started meds 5 weeks ago. Had to stop Atripla after 3 weeks - a night mare. Now on Epzicom and Viramune for 2 weeks and will start 2x dosing Viramune tonight. Question - I have long bouts of... Read more »

Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
...with Isentress, keeping with Truvada part of Atripla. He thinks Isentress is a very "clean" drug, whereas Sustiva has the CNS effects. I'm just starting to mull this over and am beginning to think I should try life without Sustiva. Anyone out... Read more »

Day three of treatment....

Posted by mspguy, 2 Replies
...I have been taking the meds since Wednesday morning - Issentress in the AM and PM, and Truvada in the PM. Initally side effects were just an upset stomach with the Truvada, but nothing that eating raw vegetables would not cause : ). Feeling good Read more »

New Kaletra Formulation.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello. I am looking at changing from Sustiva to Kaletra (My Nuke backbone is Truvada), however I have concerns about the side effect profile of Kaletra. I hear that the newer formulation of Kaletra has less side effects that the old one - has... Read more »