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Combivir Drug

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Combivir + other drugs?

Can Combivir be combined with psychotropic drugs such as Xanax (alprazolam) or Celexa (citaprolam) or other SSRIs? I'm actually taking the Combivir as post-exposure prophylaxis, but I'm eager to treat my anxiety and underlying depression...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Combivir can be taken with the medications you mentioned. KH... Read more »

Drugs - Combivir and Retrovir

Kindly explain to me the treatment that I am about to take - Combivir and Retrovir and their side... Read more »

drug combo for salvage after Combivir

I've been on Combivir alone for 12 yrs. Tcells 230,VL 595, need a change, not feeling well.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GlaxoSmithKline Withdraws Application Seeking Patent for Antiretroviral Drug Combivir in India

GlaxoSmithKline withdrew a patent application in India for its twice-daily antiretroviral Combivir, Bloomberg /Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Although GSK did not give details as to why the application was withdrawn, N.Y. Sanglikar, spokesperson... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Combivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Combivir? Combivir is a pill that contains two drugs used as... Read more »
HIV i-Base

FDA Approval of Generic ARVs: Nevirapine and Combivir Now Off-Patent in the U.S.

Since the last issue of HTB , the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval or tentative approval for the following new generic ARV products. Drug and Formulation Manufacturer, Country Approval Date ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


Brand name: Combivir Generic name: lamivudine/zidovudine, or 3TC/AZT Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, , (877)... Read more »
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Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply

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 in tandem with another drug. Was the doctor unwise to prescribe the Combivir only?... Read more »

Combivir & AM Sickness

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is anyone taking Combivir getting "morning" sickness. Since I have been taking this drug I have been experiencing nausea and vomiting in the morning as soon as I get up. It usually gets better by 9am, but isn't a pleasant thing to wake up to in... Read more »

Viracept and Combivir for 10 years?

Posted by flyboy101, 2 Replies
I have a questions. I have been positive for 15 years. Have been on Viracept and Combivir for 10 years and my Tcells are over 1400 and non detectable virial load for 10 years. I just read Dr. Wohl's post reguarding a person's questions about... Read more »

Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
hello All

I am newly diagnosed , and it appears as if i have been infected for a few years without knowing 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... Read more »