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... Common Name: lamivudine or 3TC Brand Name: Epivir Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 300 mg tablet once a day (or one 150 mg tablet twice daily), with or without food, and no food restrictions.
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Swithing from Epivir to Emtriva

Hi Doctor,Could I switch from Epivir to Emtriva to see if a possible side effect will stop, but if it does not go away, could I then switch back to Epivir? Thanks
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Both 3TC (Epivir) and FTC (Emtriva) are very well tolerated medications. The two are highly similar medications, with similar atomic structures Read more »

epivir, kaletra, videx pediatric regimen

i have a pediatric patient who have been undetectable for over a he is detectable at 1827 vl. he has home health twice a day. skill nurse gives him his morning dose of kaletra, videx and epivir at 0730 and his evening dose of kaletra and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would check a genotype if possible to see if there is any evidence of resistance so far. All of those drugs can be given once daily so a switch to once daily observed dosing will help resolve the issue of whether doses are being missed. KH Read more »

Epivir 300mg Once a Day

Hey Brian, Just a follow-up for anyone who may be interested...... I was given a perscription for Epivir 300mg once a day tablets a couple of weeks ago and was not able to get it filled. You are corerct, the once a day 300mg tablet is not yet...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Helpful information. Thanks Read more »

Viracept/Epivir/Zerit vs. Sustiva/Epivir/Zerit

I have been positive for 3 years and doing well. Undetectable viral load, t-cells around 600. I started meds with Epivir/Zerit/Viracept and recently dropped the Viracept for Sustiva. I was told that the Viracept was the cause of the fat pad that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Switching to Sustiva "saves" the protease class for later use and can be a part of a long-term treatment plan. Your current regimen still can cause fat problems (all 3 meds) and generally the fat pads haven't gotten better on your current meds. ... Read more »

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

... la-MI-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Epivir Other Name(s): 3TC, Epivir-HBV, Lamivudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Lamivudine, also known Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

...Lamivudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Lamivudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Lamivudine? Lamivudine (Epivir) is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Generic... Read more »

Lamivudina (Epivir)

... Brand Name: Epivir Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la transcriptasa inversa análogo de los nucleósidos La lamivudina, conocida también Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Lamivudina (Epivir)

...Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Reacciona Lamivudina con Otros Medicamentos? ¿Qué Es Lamivudina? Lamivudina (Epivir) es un medicamento que se usa como parte del tratamiento antirretroviral (TAR). Es fabricado por ViiV Healthcare.... Read more »
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Epivir/hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have just stated taking Epivir and have noticed that my hair (on my head) is coming out slowly. I have read that hair loss is a rare side effect. My doctor Read more »

Viracept/Epivir/Videx side effects

Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 Replies
...I started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it? Thanks. Tim Read more »

Shortness of breath

Posted by garret99
...Hello everyone. I would like to know if there is anyone out there that is using stochrine,epivir and doc removed one of my meds and replaced it with the epivir. After 3 months my cd4 count went from 155 to Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...this must be a HAART side effect, but Im not sure and dont know if it is possible to change my treatment. Im taking SUSTIVA, EPIVIR and VIDEX. Could anybody help me? Read more »