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Alternative To Abacavir

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"incapcitating fatigue with Abacavir."

Dr Bob,Thanks for all your hard work, patience and above all compassion.I am a 42 y/o WM with a very healthy lifestyle that has had an undetectable VL and high T count within 3 months of starting my first meds (Epzicom and Kaltera). However, after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey ATX Googler,Abacavir can be associated with a number of potential side effects, including the hypersensitivity reaction, fatigue, headache, abdominal Read more »

Abacavir - Coronary Disease

Is there there any connection between Abacavir and Coronary disease? And if so what advice is the... Read more »


Dear Doctor Wohl,my brother experienced a terrific seroconversion three years ago and was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Examination of Antiretrovirals Abacavir, Didanosine's Potential Link to Increased Risk of Heart Attack Continues

... GlaxoSmithKline 's antiretroviral drug abacavir could nearly double the risk of heart attack, according to a study released at a meeting in February and published on Tuesday Read more »

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 Read more »
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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Abacavir (Ziagen)

... What Is Abacavir? Who Should Take Abacavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Abacavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? Hypersensitivity Read more »
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Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...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
...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 on the Epzicom part of the study. I feel and this is only my... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm on day 4 of my new combo Abacavir,viramune,viread, epivir and it totally sucks. I feel lousy all of the time. Is this typical when starting this combo? This is Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am on day 4 of my new combo.., epivir, abacar(ziagen),Viramune, and viraed. It sucks. I feel lousy all of the time..has anyone else gone down this road before? Read more »