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Azt Vs Viread

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Viread VS AZT

I am taking Combivir and Viramune for 2,5 years now, I have no side effect yet, as I am worried on AZT longterm effect my docter asked me to consider viread instead of AZT. Is this a good choice,or should I think, if it works don't try to fix...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
You did not list what long-term effects you are concerned about, or why your doctor has made this change recommendation. In fact, you are currently on a regimen with relatively few long-term effects. Since you are apparently doing so well, it is... Read more »

Viread VS AZT

I am taking Combivir and Viramune for 2,5 years now, I have no side effect yet, as I am worried on... Read more »

Viread VS AZT

I am taking Combivir and Viramune for 2,5 years now, I have no side effect yet, as I am worried on... Read more »
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Tenofovir (Viread)

...skip or reduce doses. A benefit of tenofovir is that it works against several strains of HIV that are already resistant to AZT or ddI. How Is Tenofovir Taken? The normal adult dose of tenofovir is 300 milligrams (mg) taken as one pill, once... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

...by bactrim or septra. See Fact Sheet 535 for more information on these drugs. Lamivudine + abacavir (Ziagen) + tenofovir (Viread) or lamivudine + didanosine (Videx) + tenofovir (Viread) : These combinations are linked to a high rate of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...Videx or Videx EC to avoid Videx-related toxicity, including neuropathy. The combined use of Videx and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT), Zerit (stavudine, d4T), or hydroxyurea may increase risk of peripheral neuropathy. Either Videx or Videx EC taken... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Trizivir

...unexpected link was a finding that people with kidney problems were put on Ziagen in order to avoid its primary competitor, Viread, which has the potential for kidney toxicity. These individuals already have a strong risk for cardiovascular... Read more »
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mortality and rich vs poor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...educated people, I am on medicaid unemployed -(doc recommended I apply for diability) I have a private doctor who prescribed AZT, Sustiva and Truvada all covered thru medicaid.....is there something else I should know or be using that is not... Read more »

about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...strategy starting with an intense four-drug Kaletra (LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir)-based regimen along with Combivir [AZT/3TC] + Viread [tenofovir]. can you tell me side effects with these? also is facial lipotrophy a side effect of this? any help... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »

AZT...

Posted by Anonymous
...AZT...estas en linea o tienes algun correo de msn para contactarte, me gustaria mucho que expusieras tus ideas y aclararas algunas Read more »