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Adjusting To Truvada And Efavirenz

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Truvada

Brand name: Truvada Generic name: emtricitabine/tenofovir, or FTC/TDF Class: Nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside/nucleotide, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, Inc., www.gilead.com , (800) GILEAD-5 (445-3235) AWP: $1,427.09/month Standard Dose: For adults and pediatric patients 12 years or older and weighing more than 77 pounds, one tablet (200 mg...
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TEMOR A TOMAR TRUVADA +EFAVIRENZ

PORFAVOR NECESITO SU CONSEJO, DURANTE 12 AOS TOME COMBIVIR CON INDINAVIR, Y YA ME CAMBIARON EL ESQUEMA POR TRUVADA + EFAVIRENZ, PERO TENGO MIEDO POR LOS EFECTOS SECUNDARIOS QUE PROVOCAN, MI PREGUNTA ES SI PUEDO TOMAR LA MITAD DE LA DOSIS INDICADA,...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Bueno, t y tus mdicos son empatados: una idea mala cada uno. La dosis recomendada no es algo arbitrario. Es la una recomendada porque es eficaz. Si tomas la mitad de la dosis indicada, lo ms probable es que no sea suprimido tu virus, tu carga viral... Read more »

efavirenz plus truvada

Is it ok to take truvada separate time from efavirenz, one in the morning 10am and one in the evening 10pm. will the 8 hour difference pose a resistance risk? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generally would be OK to separate doses of Truvada and efavirenax as you detail since both maintain adequate anti-HIV levels for 24 hour+ time period. KH... Read more »

Efavirenz and truvada exposed to heat in the car

Does efavirenz and truvada exposed some hours (6) to a heat of about 30-35C inside their boxes within my luggage in my car would still work?I'm sorry for my english, I live in Mexico. Yesteday I traveled back home from my hometown and I found...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hola y gracias por sus preguntas desde Mexico.Pienso que sus tabletas de medicinas estan bien.Abrazos,BY... Read more »

wicked dreams. Very vivid with truvada and efavirenz

iam on efavirenz 600 and truvada. my problem is the bad dreams everyday. is that from truvada or efavirenz? or both?what should i do? can i change meds?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Bad dreams most likely due to the efavirenz (Sustiva). Problems with sleep/dreams are most common in first weeks up to 4 weeks after starting and then often (but not always) stabilize and diminish. If you are well beyond 4 weeks on the efavirenz... Read more »
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dosing schedule adjustment

Posted by pozartistsd, 1 Reply
hey all you experts out there! I think i may know the answer to this but would like to get some input:

I currently take my meds (Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir) once a day. I take them at 9am (with breakfast, not that you need to know that ) I would like... Read more »

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 »

Day 38 of Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 2 Replies
Reached undetectable in 30 days. I was ecstatic to hear that. Only minor side effects, like a moderate fever for four days after starting the HAART regimen... and twice vomited for no reason. Never do that normally. Had to be the body adjusting... Read more »

Truvada, Reyaz and Norvir Combo

Posted by leahbeth, 4 Replies
Hello to all!!
Just wanted to be open about my experience on this combo, in case anyone's looking. Like I was a few months ago when the doc started me on this. Well, so far so good.

Started back in Feb 2011 and my viral load was over 17000, my cd4... Read more »