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Combivir And Hiv

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Starting HIV medication with Sustiva and Combivir

Hi, I'm a 28 year old male, diagnosed HIV positive in 2005. My CD4 count has steadily dropped from 300 in Dec 2005 to 150 in Oct 2006. My viral load increased from 45,000 to 120,000 in that same time. My doctor has prescribed Combivir and...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Recent studies have shown Truvada/Sustiva (or Atripla) to be more effective than Combivir and Sustiva. Some clinicians still prescribe his older combination, but the available evidence argues against this approach. Read more »

Is combivir a prevention for HIV to spread

On Sunday Morning a on/or 7:20 am, I had Sexual Intercourse with another male and myself being... Read more »

night sweats ,resperidal, combivir,viramune & hiv

I thought i was experiencing severe night sweats becuase of my hiv, for 7 years now.I recently cut... Read more »
Articles
Project Inform

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

...switched from Combivir (zidovudine/AZT + lamivudine/3TC) to Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine/FTC) maintained their control of HIV replication, had improvements in blood lipids, but did not see improvements in limb fat. The poster presentation... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Truvada Slows HIV Progression Better Than GSK's Combivir, Preliminary Data Show

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

...nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors, or nukes. These drugs block the reverse transcriptase enzyme. This enzyme changes HIV's genetic material (RNA) into the form of DNA. This has to occur before HIV's genetic code gets inserted... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

...transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Lamivudine and zidovudine are approved individually by the FDA for the treatment of HIV... Read more »
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Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed Read more »

Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
...because i have NEVER been sick. My doc reckons treatment should be started soon I have heard good and bad stories about ALL HIV meds, and i am fully aware of the fact that every person reacts differently to every drug. Some people have side... Read more »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
...Does anyone here have any success stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

SEEKING ADVICE

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV positive for over 8 yrs with continued low viral load - about 3000 at present (highest level since initial return). T-cells vary Read more »