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Can Sustiva And Truvada Be Taken Together

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truvada/sustiva-viramune/truvada

I am what I guess is referred to as "treatment naive". I have been HIV+ since 2001. Mymost recent lab was a CD4-37 and a VL around 500,000 (I am not completely certain ofthe VL numbers). I have never been on treatment and am very wary of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
It really is a judgment call whether to go with Sustiva or Viramune. Either approach is acceptable. If you re-challenge with Sustiva you will be able to see if the cognitive changes you experienced were due to the medication. On the other hand,... Read more »

how and when to take sustiva/truvada for hiv/adis treatment

hen and how should sustiva/truvada be taken for hiv/aids treatment? Can they be taken an hour or... Read more »

Using Sustiva + Truvada instead of Atripla for one night

HiThank you for all the help you provide on this site, it is invaluable.I am on Sustiva and Truvada... Read more »
Articles
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

New York, NY and Foster City, CA -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced they have obtained data supporting bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Combination of Antiretrovirals Truvada, Sustiva Not Bioequivalent to Two Drugs Alone, Study Says

Gilead on Tuesday announced that its reformulation of a fixed-dose combination antiretroviral drug combining the company's Truvada with Bristol-Myers Squibb 's drug Sustiva is not bioequivalent to the two drugs when used separately, AFX... Read more »
Project Inform

Switching From Combivir to Truvada Keeps HIV Undetectable, Improves Blood Fats, But Fails to Improve Limb Fat

A study presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC / IDSA meeting in Washington, DC found that people who switched from Combivir (zidovudine/AZT + lamivudine/3TC) to Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine/FTC) maintained their control of HIV replication, had... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Dosage | Side Effects | Coinfections | Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) |... Read more »
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Widespread Atripla/truvada+sustiva Rash

Posted by younguk, 2 Replies
I am taking Truvada and Sustiva and have been for 2 weeks. 8 days in I developed a rash which has become progressively worse. It covers most of the surface area of my inner thighs and upper back and is also present in significant amounts everywhere... Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with,... Read more »

New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi.
Just wondered if anybody knew as to when the above co-formulated combo will be available? I s it this year?
I am starting with Truvada + Sustiva, but as I not keen on taking tablets anyway, I would rather take just 1 tablet instead of 2.
Thank you Read more »

Sustiva and Truvada

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
When I first started using Sustiva and Truvada the pills seem to be beating the virus. My doctor is concerned that my numbers (VL#'s) keep going up and down. One 3 month period they will be as low as 245 the next 945 the next 485 and then 644. My... Read more »