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Can I Take Kaletra With Epzicom

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Kaletra / Epzicom - Would like holiday from Epzicom

My CD4 hovers around 400. Viral load undetectable for three years. Take Kaletra and Epzicom, no other medications. Experiencing some fatigue for a couple of years now. I know one common side effect of Epzicom can be fatigue. Would like to take a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Fatigue is not that common with Epzicom compared to other drugs and is common in general population so hard to pin down if Epzicom is primary cause. Switch to alterantive Read more »

Switching from Trizivir/Kaletra to Epzicom/Kaletra

I had been on the first combo for 3+ years but started to noticed real fat loss in buttocks, legs... Read more »

Epzicom + Kaletra

I am 37 y/o male CD4 569, VL undetectable. Have been taking Kaletra/truvada for aprox 5 years never... Read more »
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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...Side Effects | Drug Interactions | Switching Formulations | Monotherapy Starting Treatment I recently started Kaletra. My viral load dropped from 4000 to 150 in two months. Is this good or should I have reached an undetectable... Read more »
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FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...37 years old and have been HIV positive for about two years. My doctor wants me to start treatment. He gave me two choices: Epzicom + Sustiva (efavirenz, Stocrin) or Combivir (AZT/3TC) + Sustiva. I have no liver or kidney issues. Which of these... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Personal Perspective: Doing Everything Right

...made me feel so good about myself again. I wasn't afraid for people to see me. My belly went away once I changed my drugs to Kaletra, Epzicom and Viread a few months ago. I can see my muscles again. Right now, I feel great bodywise, ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...effectiveness or more side effects. Alternativeregimens include: NNRTI-based regimens Sustiva (efavirenz) and Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) or Combivir Viramune (nevirapine) and Combivir ... Read more »
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Latest numbers

Posted by JonCO, 3 Replies others, but my latest labs are unhappy news. I have been on meds for 6 months (in a study with Kaletra/Truvada or Kaletra/Epzicom). VL has been undetectable for about two months, now it came back at 104. Cd4 varies, but last time was 250,... Read more »

I am on my last leg..

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
...Well this weekend I am headed off to Denver to get my last 3 month supply of Kaletra, Epzicom / Truvada for the HEAT study I am participating in. It has been a good two year ride for me with really no complaints Read more »

Latest labs with a scare!

Posted by Survivor, 8 Replies
...<50 29% 07/14/06 Cd4 331 / vl <50 34% 09/11/06 Cd4 358 / vl <50 31% Next checkup Nov 6th Kaletra/Truvada vs Kaletra/Epzicom Read more »