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Adverse Reaction To Combivir

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adverse reaction to HIV meds

On 2-5-03 the doctor I was working with stuck me with an HIV+ needle. The doctors I was sent to through workman's compensation treated me like all of the adverse reactions I was having were all in my head. When I presented the doctor with the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many if not most persons taking triple HIV meds for post-exposure prophylaxis will experience at least annoying side effects. Though some of the side effects may be due to mitochondrial toxicity it would be highly unusual to have severe... Read more »

Managing gastric adverse reactions. JB

Dear Doctors I am a young patient on HAART since 4 years.When I began therapy it was fine but... Read more »

sustiva/truvada side effects

I switched from sustiva & combivir to sustiva/truvada 7 months ago. After 3 months i started having... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Project Los Angeles

How to Avoid Adverse Reactions to HIV/AIDS Medications

...increase the potency of others. AZT, for example, has been shown to increase the potency of ddI. In this issue's article, however, adverse reactions associated with certain drug combinations will be examined. Many examples in the tables... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Truvada Slows HIV Progression Better Than GSK's Combivir, Preliminary Data Show

...to Gilead, Reuters reports (Reuters, 8/26). Three percent of the people who took Truvada discontinued the drug because of adverse reactions, compared with 9% of people who took Combivir. According to Eric Schmidt, an analyst at S.G. Cowen ,... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

GlaxoSmithKline Alerts Patients, Pharmacists and Physicians to Watch for Third-Party Tampering That Incorrectly Labels Ziagen as Combivir

...part of combination regimens to treat HIV infection. The incidents appear to be isolated and limited in scope. No injuries or adverse reactions have been reported. Company tests have shown no problems with the medicine itself. GlaxoSmithKline... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

... What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
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long term non progressor

Posted by dean661, 8 Replies
I have a question for all of you beautiful people. My first test results came back and were very good. My hiv specialist asked me what my nationality was. When I told him scots irish he told me that makes sense to him. Evidently many people with a... Read more »

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Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed Read more »

Anyone on Combivir having difficulty affording it

Posted by dj1979
...I have "extra" Combivir - due to a pharmacy error - PM me if you want more details. Read more »