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Can I Take Viramune With Combivir

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My doctor gave me few choices to start treatment, i'm worried about viramune+combivir still a good option?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post. would not view the combination of AZT/3TC (Combivir) +nevirapine (Viramune) as a "preferred" combination, but rather, relegated to an alternative one. Rash can... Read more »


I've been on Viramune and Combivir for about 2 years now with no problems, all good numbers. ... Read more »

Change to Viramune+Combivir

Hi, I'm woman (38yrs). And I've been on Crixivan+Combivir (3 times a day) for almost 10 yrs with... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...include: NNRTI-based regimens Sustiva (efavirenz) and Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) or Combivir Viramune (nevirapine) and Combivir PI-based regimens Invirase (saquinavir) and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Race, Sex and Pregnancy

...first time during their pregnancy who stopped taking their therapy immediately after delivery. Most (57.3%) used Viracept with Combivir, more than a fourth (26.7%) used Viramune with Combivir, and the rest (16%) used Kaletra with Combivir. Ten... Read more »
Project Inform

Understanding the Details of HIV Treatment

...conditions to some degree. Several HIV meds should not be taken during pregnancy, such as Sustiva (risk of birth defects) and Viramune, which can cause severe liver disease in women with CD4s above 250. If protease inhibitors are used, their... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

New to the Game?

...(emtricitabine/tenofovir) Preferred for Pregnant Women PI-based Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) (twice daily) + Combivir (zidovudine/lamivudine) Alternative Regimens NNRTI-based ... Read more »
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Lab, med change, confusion

Posted by kaplan08, 2 Replies
...<400 and 793, with <400 being most recent; CD4 percentage range from 31% to 34%, with 33% being most recent. Taking only Viramune and Combivir -a test has recently shown resistance to viramune. Does this information warrant a stronger... Read more »

overdose, Help!

Posted by Anonymous
...This morning I took a doble dose of viramune and combivir by mistake, I tried to induce vomit. what should i do? can I skip my dose tonight? is there a doctor to answer my question? Read more »

Anyone else have an allergic reation to Viracept?

Posted by Anonymous
...Virocept? I had one but I was on the medication for two weeks before it start to show. Now my doctor has me on Combivir and Viramune. The Virocept had made my liver enzyme count shoot up and they tested for anything and eveything that they could.... Read more »

skin rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, Is anyone currently taking Viramune with Combivir? I have developed a skin rash from the Virmaune. This is exactly like the rash I developed when I was taking Sustiva, which the Read more »