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Brand Name For Efavirenz Medication

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): DMP-266, EFV, L 743726, Stocrin Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Efavirenz, also known as EFV or Sustiva, is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase
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Generic Atripla

I was diagnosed about a year ago. Started on Atripla right away. CD4 went from 410 to 799; viral load from 105,000 to undetectable. Will be losing my Rx insurance and no way I can afford brand name Atripla on my own. I see ads on the Internet for...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...post.There is no generic "Atripla". There is a generic combination of the medications in Atripla (tenofovir, emtricitabine and efavirenz) that are manufactured in India marketed under the name Viraday (and probably othesr). It's not formally... Read more »

Vitamin D, Supplements and Sunbeds...

Hi there...I'm one of those unfortunate people to work in an office all day, and live in a country where it seems to do little but rain... yes, this is England!I don't recall what my vitamin D levels were at my last labs, but they were just above...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...enough sun (20-30 min a day) tend to have lower than normal 25-OH-Vitamin D levels. Also, a recent study shows that Efavirenz (brand name: Sustiva, also in Atripla) can affect the way the body metabolizes Vitamin D into its active metabolite,... Read more »

truvada + efavirenz combo

I was recently diagnosed hiv positive with a CD4 count in the high 800's and a sub-2000 viral load, despite these good numbers my doctor suggested early treatment which I agreed to using the combination of Truvada and Stocrin (efavirenz).. I've not...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...G'day and thanks for your post from Australia.You've been caught in the varied trade names for the medication efavirenz. In many parts of the world, EFV is called Stocrin, here in the US (where most of TheBody.com's posts come from), efavirenz Read more »

Does sustiva lower Kaletra too much?

Dear Drs. My Dr. changed my meds from Atripla (which wasn't working) to Kaletra and Viread. Isn't this only 2 meds? I have enough Atripla to take until my next Dr. visit but was worried that the Sustiva part could lower the Kaletra too much to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...tenofovir+FTC+efavirenzTruvada contains tenofovir+FTCKaletra contains lopinavir+ritonavirAll this combining can make things confusing. As far as brand names go, Viread is tenofovir, Sustiva is efavirenz, FTC is Emtriva.It does not make complete... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...effectiveness of another PI inthe regimen.] Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) Emtriva Brand Name:   Emtriva Other Name(s): FTC Generic Name(s): emtricitabine ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Appendix A: Antiretroviral Drugs

...the drug gets a generic name, in this case, efavirenz. Finally, when the maker is ready to sell the new drug, it is given a brand name. Sometimes the brand name varies from one country to another. For example, in North America, the brand name for... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The 14th Annual HIV Drug Guide

...for Using This Guide By Jeff Berry Drugs are color-coded by class and are listed alphabetically within each class by brand name, which is listed on the outside margin of each drug page. The brand name is listed first, and typically begins... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

Efavirenz: ways to fight its sleep-reduction.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...If Efavirenz (and Efavirenz along)is really wrecking your sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »