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Abacavir Sulfate

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Allergic to Efavirenz & Abacavir Sulfate

...Her doctor now prescribed a combination of Zidolam which is 150mg of Lamivudine and 300mg of Zidovudine, along with 300mg of Abacavir Sulfate. The first time she took one of each of these tablets, she instantly reacted as strongly as she had...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am very sorry to hear of your mother's plight. At this stage, I would probably avoid the efavirenz and abacavir. I might consider a combination of tenofovir, lamivudine and a protease inhibitor of some sort (if this is available to you). ... Read more »

Allergic to Efavirenz and Abacavir Sulfate, what next?

...Lamivudine and 300mg of Zidovudine, along with 300mg of Abacavir Sulfate. The first time she... Read more »

Abacavir allergy and oral sex

...was suspected to be a severe allergic reaction to abacavir sulfate, despite a negative HLAB57. ... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Safety-Related Label Update for Ziagen (Abacavir Sulfate)

... On July 18, 2008, FDA approved changes to the package insert for Ziagen (abacavir sulfate) highlighting information about the association of the HLA-B*5701 allele (a part of a gene) and hypersensitivity reactions (HSR) Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Ziagen (Abacavir Sulfate, ABC)

...   Nombre de Marca: Ziagen Nombre Común: abacavir sulfate (ABC) Clase: análogo nucleósido (también llamado inhibidor de la transcriptasa reversa del nucleósido, NRTI, siglas en Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Drug Warning: Severe Hypersensitivity Reactions Following Reintroduction with Ziagen® (Abacavir Sulfate) Products

Note: This is the retyped text of a letter from Glaxo Wellcome Inc. Contact the company for a copy of any referenced enclosures. Dear Health Care Provider, Glaxo Wellcome Inc. is writing to inform you of important new safety information about... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

... a-BAK-a-veer Brand Name: Ziagen Other Name(s): FABC, ABC sulfate, Abacavir sulfate, Sulfato de abacavir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Abacavir sulfate, also known as Ziagen or ABC,...(NRTI). NRTIs... Read more »
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PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
...effects. Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three: Indinavir Sulfate: every 8 hours Nevirapine: Every 12 hours Abacavir Sulfate: Twice a day Wanted to make sure if there are the right ones. Any feed back and sugestions is... Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
Is there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that... Read more »

Abacavir - Hypersensitivity - EPZICOM

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
David, I read your Email and brought the PDF forward. Dr. Ben was very watchful when I initially got started and had follow up calls to me regarding any problems if in deed I was blinded on the Abacavir. Either I am on it and am fine or I am not... Read more »