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Can Sustiva And Truvada Be Taken Together

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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 in seperate pills, and I have a friend who is on Atripla. If he forgot his medication and is staying at my place , could I give him one of my...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Yes, Truvada and Sustiva taken separately is that same as taking Atripla as one pill. So, yes you are right that you could give him your pills Read more »

time delay in sustiva/truvada

can you tell me if i have done the wrong thing?... i read the instructions on truvada that said... Read more »

Taking Sustiva / Truvada Together

Hi Doctor,I have been on Truvada / Sustiva for the past month, will be getting tested in a couple... Read more »
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)

...they have obtained data supporting bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Sustiva® (efavirenz) and Gilead's Truvada® (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) with the components that... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network


...during treatment with Truvada and it may not be a good option for patients with underlying kidney problems. Truvada combines with Sustiva to form Atripla, a very popular HIV regimen. Now there's another triple regimen in one pill in the works.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Buzz: Something to CROI About

...currently approved dosing of one 400 mg tablet, twice daily versus taking both 400 mg tablets once daily (in combination with Truvada). Although preliminary data may suggest that this is a viable option, we do not feel the need to encourage... Read more »
Connect With Others

Widespread Atripla/truvada+sustiva Rash

Posted by younguk, 1 Reply
...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 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 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. Read more »

Are you a long term Sustiva/Truvada user

Posted by soimnotalone, 2 Replies
I am curious about the long term effects of these medicines from actual users. I read the pamphlets and what doctors "claim" but I wanted some feedback from actual users Thanks for responding ;) Read more »