The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Can Sustiva Viread And Emtriva Be Taken Together

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Emtriva+Sustiva+Viread... Food or no food?

After doing some research and consulting with my doctor and the treatment advocate from his office, we tentatively decided that Combivir and Sustiva would best suit my work and lifestyle. Now, at the last minute, just as I was getting my first Rx...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Thanks for your kind comments about the site.Food alters the drug levels of Viread in a complex way. If a high fat meal is consumed, then the overall drug exposure is increased by up to 40%, with a delay in Read more »

From Sustiva/Combivir to Viread/Emtriva/Sustiva

As always, many thanks to the experts on this forum...your work is widely read and appreciated.... Read more »

From Sustiva/Combivir to Viread/Emtriva/Sustiva

As always, many thanks to the experts on this forum...your work is widely read and appreciated.I've... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Warning on Two Specific 3-Drug Regimens: Viread + Videx + Either Sustiva or Viramune

...high viral loads (about half of those patients failed the treatment). The problem seems to be specific to these regimens, as Sustiva has worked with Viread-based regimens, and with Videx-based regimens, in different trials. The FDA email is... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...transcriptase inhibitor, NNRTI or non-nuke) Standard dose: One tablet (Sustiva [600 mg] and Truvada [200 mg Emtriva and 300 mg Viread]), once a day, on an empty stomach or with a light, low-fat snack. Take missed dose as soon as possible,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...Truvada) is considered the preferred NRTI combination by U.S. HIV treatment guidelines. Viread is also combined with Emtriva and Sustiva (NNRTI) to make up Atripla, the first single-tablet HIV regimen. The body clears most of Viread through the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One tablet (300 mg Viread and 200 mg Emtriva) once a day, with or without food, and no food restrictions. Dosing frequency needs to be... Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking for info on Atripla

Posted by rickincattco, 4 Replies
Hello all, Can some please tell me about the new drug Atripla (in plain english). I have seen a few references to it and I would like to know more aobut it. Is it a combination of other drugs out nnow or something totally new. I dont see my Doc... Read more »

single one a day pill

Posted by Anonymous
... Sustiva, sold by Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Truvada, sold by Gilead Sciences. Truvada is a combination of two Gilead drugs, Viread and Emtriva. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to approve the new drug as soon as this week. The agency... Read more »

OMG - Just started Sustiva

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...I took my first sustiva (once daily) pill about 6 hours ago and I'm finally concious enough to walk around. Please tell me that those side effects go Read more »

fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Hi all! Im one of those who just tested postive. My cd4 is 320 and as per my doctor Im on what you call "gray zone" level. Done with my baselines and all of my lab tests are negative. I may not be advise to take medications for the time being but Im... Read more »