Adefovir Versus Lamivudine Side Effects
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Tufts University School of MedicineIf your liver biopsy is normal, your doctor may be entirely right that it is not necessary to pursue treatment at this time.There are many drugs available for treatment for hepatitis B. However, I think we are going to learn a lot about what is the... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineMost patients would do OK if switching from Atripla to efavirenz + lamivudine + abacavir (particularly if HLA B5701 negative). The major issue with starting efavirenz + lamivudine + abacavir is a higher rate of skin/hypersensitivity issues resulting... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineIt would be reasonable to discuss switching to entecavir (Baraclude) with your physician. Entecavir is more potent in terms of reducing viral load. It has similar efficacy in terms of seroconversion as lamivudine. It has not been compared... Read more »
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillLiver biopsy is important for understanding the current stage and prognosis of your hepatitis B. Physical exam and x-ray studies could indicate if cirrhosis has developed but it is not as sensitive as liver biopsy in early stages of cirrhosis. Given... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi.
I am hearing a lot of good things about the Truvada + Reyataz + Norvir combo.
I am just about to commence my first line regimen, and wanted to enquire as to what anybody else thought of this combo?
I am starting therapy with a relatively high viral... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesCan provide a compeling arguement for choosing Blue Cross HMO over PPO. I live in Los Angeles and there seems to be a wonderful selection of HIV Doctors, but the well known Docs only take PPO. I realize that this is probably in the doctor's best... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesare you on sustiva? if so how long does the high feeling last...i've been on the drug for 4 weeks and still wake up daily feeling high, i have had to take a leave of abscence from work due to the side effedts, i want to try to hang in there, but... Read more »
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