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Can Sustiva And Combivir Be Taken Together

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Combivir/Sustiva change to Atripla

I am currently on combivir and sustiva and have maintained an undetectable viral load for 2 years now. My doctor suggested that I try Atripla for the convenience of only having to take it at night. My question is: How do I begin taking the new...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The switch from Combivir and Sustiva to Atripla is straightforward. On the day of the switch Combivir is taken as usual in the morning and that evening Read more »


Just started HIV MEds Sustiva/Combivir. Have used Viagra or Cialis for ED in the past. Can I... Read more »

Combivir and Sustiva

First I would like to thank you all for your help here. This is a great site and has helped a lot... Read more »
Project Inform

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 »
Test Positive Aware Network


...contained in Atripla: Sustiva, Emtriva, and Viread. Do not take Sustiva, Emtriva, Truvada, Viread, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Epzicom, Combivir, or Trizivir, while taking Atripla, since these medications are already in Atripla or have equivalent... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...havedisadvantages, such as less effectiveness or more side effects. Alternativeregimens include: NNRTI-based regimens Sustiva (efavirenz) and Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) or Combivir Viramune (nevirapine) and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...interactions: See the drugs contained in Truvada -- Viread and Emtriva. Do not take with Emtriva, Viread, Atripla, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Combivir, Epzicom, or Trizivir, since all or part of these medications are already in Truvada or have... 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 »

Dreams question

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
...I have been on the Combivir/Sustiva for the little over a year now that I have known about my status. I had my first day of the sustiva holucinations and Read more »