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Can I Take Viramune With Truvada

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Viramune/Truvada and Alcohol or switch treatments?

Hi. I live in Australia and am currently taking Viramune/Truvada as a once a day dose in combination for HIV. I am also an alcoholic. My last test saw undetectable viral load, but a sudden decrease in CD4 from 540 to 350 and liver function tests...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Nevirapine can cause acute and chronic liver irritation in some patients which could aggravate alcohol or other forms of hepatitis. Certainly if liver enzymes remain seriously elevated then looking for other causes (ie viral hepatatits, excessive... Read more »

Viramune + Truvada lypodystrophy & other side effects

I am treatment naive and about to start HAART. Im equally scared of leaving HIV untreated and the... Read more »

Atripla switched to Viramune and Truvada

I was switched from Atripla to Viramune and Truvada about 7 months ago by my doctor. We were... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...yet. Does this sound OK -- and is Truvada a good medication to start with? I'm about to start treatment with Truvada and Viramune (nevirapine). The instructions only tell me to have them with a glass of water, but could food make a difference... Read more »
The Body

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment With Dr. Edwin DeJesus

...abacavir (Ziagen) and [lamivudine] (Epivir) (coformulated in a single pill called Epzicom) and 2) another coformulated pill, called Truvada, which contains a combination of tenofovir (Viread) and [emtricitabine] (Emtriva). This last nucleoside... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...more information. (As this issue went to press, plans for a Norvir co-pay program were announced.) Boehringer Ingelheim: Viramune Co-Pay Savings Card -- Covers Viramune; card is valid for amount of patient's out-of-pocket cost up to $50 per... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...tenofovir + emtricitabine) PI-based regimens Prezista (darunavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada (tenofovir +emtricitabine) Reyataz (atazanavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada ... Read more »
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Started TRUVADA and VIRAMUNE last night at 6pm

Posted by Augustus, 3 Replies
This is my first experience with fighting my HIV infection that I was diagnosed with on July 1 2005. So far, everything seems normal, even a wee bit better than normal as I feel a great weight lifting. I have agonized over starting meds for 2... Read more »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
...temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days. The first night, it was two hours after taking the viramune / truvada. The next day, it was in the afternoon. No problems other than a little stomach upset. However today, another... Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
I started this combo July 13, 2007 and had an immediate reaction in the form of a fever that lasted about a week. My next labs showed an undetectable VL and 689 CD4 count. Pretty good from the 16,000 copies VL and 350 ish CD4 leading into the... Read more »

Day 38 of Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 2 Replies
Reached undetectable in 30 days. I was ecstatic to hear that. Only minor side effects, like a moderate fever for four days after starting the HAART regimen... and twice vomited for no reason. Never do that normally. Had to be the body adjusting... Read more »