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Epivir

Brand name: Epivir Generic name: lamivudine, or 3TC Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $498.90/month for 300 mg tablets; $429.66 for generic; $122.14/month for 240 mL solution (10 mg/mL) Standard Dose: One 300 mg tablet once a day (or one 150 mg tablet twice daily), with or without food, with no dietary...
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Emtriva versus Epivir

Is there any real difference between the two other then the manufacturer that makes them?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Sure, there are subtle differences between FTC (Emtriva) and 3TC (Epivir). Both drugs are quite similar in chemical structure and side effect profile. Indeed, they really only differ by an atom. Both drugs are generally very... Read more »

CD4 FORMULA***

I have been on meds for over one year now and since I started my meds,the cd4 has been increasing, I started with 16 and it came to 300 after sometime and my last check it shows it has gone down to 204.can this be resistance or progression of the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It would be helpful to know what your viral load, CD4 count and percentages were doing over time. I cannot comment on whether your regimen is failing unless I see all the numbers being tracked together.MH... 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... Read more »

Kaletra alone without epivir & retrovir

I have always wondered what would happen if you took eitherjust the Kaletra or just the Epivir & Retrovir?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) monotherapy, as you suggest, has been studied several times. The results show that this strategy isn't all too bad, though probably less effective than the combinations that include 2 NRTIs,... Read more »
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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

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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 told me that a patient of hers had the same effect and used garlic shampoo which stopped... Read more »

HIV+ & Chemical Dependancy Treatment in MN

Posted by Carrie, 2 Replies
Hey there all. I have a question and am looking for some resources. I'm not looking to get scolded, judged or ridiculed.

As many of you know, my boyfriend is poz and I am neg. He and I are having some problems right now and are looking for help.... Read more »

Magic formula Strat

Posted by hmdegkem
The two-litre Turbo is also readily available with 270 HP or with an innovative, environment friendly and fuel-saving iS technology which brings about 240 HP or 177kW. The strongest motorization of the Abt TT-Sport is the VR6 three.2 with... Read more »