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Can I Take Sustiva With Combivir

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Just started HIV MEds Sustiva/Combivir. Have used Viagra or Cialis for ED in the past. Can I continue to use these ED drugs while on these HIV MEDS?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Many patients have taken Sustiva with Viagra. Generally there has not been a problem. Sustiva can decrease or increase Viagra levels so the response has to be Read more »

Sustiva/Combivir to Sustiva/Epivir/Viread?

Hello, I am 21 yrs. old and have been HIV+ for two years. I am currently and have only been on... Read more »

From Sustiva/Combivir to Viread/Emtriva/Sustiva

As always, many thanks to the experts on this forum...your work is widely read and appreciated.... Read more »
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...last CD4 count was 345. I've been offered to start treatment with either Videx (didanosine, ddI), Epivir (lamivudine, 3TC) and Sustiva; or Combivir (AZT/3TC) and Sustiva. Which combination is better? I just started taking Sustiva and Truvada... Read more »
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Sustiva Study Finds Ethnicity, Quality of Life Predict Treatment Outcomes

...of African descent. ACTG A5095 compared two regimens -- Trizivir (zidovudine/AZT + lamivudine/3TC + abacavir) vs. Sustiva + Combivir (zidovudine + lamivudine) -- in people taking HIV drugs for the first time. Earlier analysis had found a higher... Read more »
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Switching From Combivir to Truvada Keeps HIV Undetectable, Improves Blood Fats, But Fails to Improve Limb Fat

...48-week continuation of the earlier 934 study. That study lasted 144 weeks and compared Combivir to Truvada, both taken with Sustiva (efavirenz). In 934, people taking Combivir had the option of switching to Truvada or staying on Combivir after... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...makedosing easier. There are five combination pills approved: Atripla (Sustiva plus Emtriva plus Viread) Combivir (Retrovir plus Epivir) Epzicom (Epivir plus Ziagen) Trizivir (Retrovir plus... Read more »
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First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
...the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues... My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra this past Friday, though he wasn't there in person to answer my questions so I have held... Read more »

Combivir and Sustiva

Posted by paman1964, 5 Replies
...see what my viral load is then. I have not had any side affects from meds but am so tired! Any of you feel tired from either combivir or sustiva?? Read more »

Combivir and Sustiva Combo

Posted by Anonymous
...pneumonia and was hospitilised for two weeks and took strong antibiotics for 3 weeks, in the third week he started on combivir and sustiva. When his antibiotics course finished, he felt quite good for a week, apart from an irratating rash all... Read more »

I'm taking sustiva and combivir

Posted by aaron
I forgot to add that. Read more »