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Combivir Generic

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Treatment Action Group

Glaxo Guts Ghana's Import of Generic Combivir and Prepares for Battle

The arguments over affordable life-saving medicines for the developing world intensified late last month when it was revealed that Glaxo-Wellcome has blocked the importation of inexpensive generic knock-offs of its premier AIDS drug, Combivir, into... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African Generic Drug Maker Hopes to Offer Generic Antiretroviral Combination Therapy by End of Year

South Africa-based Aspen Pharmacare , southern Africa's largest generic drug manufacturer, yesterday said that the company hopes to offer a generic antiretroviral combination drug by the end of the year, according to Aspen CEO Stephen Saad, Reuters... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Combivir

Where can I get this drug and how muth will it cost? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Combivir (AZT + 3TC) is available with a doctor's prescription at many pharmacies in resource wealthy countries (in US can cost $600/month) and on a limited basis in many other resource poor regions (often as a low cost generic in those... Read more »

Can I go to a one pill a day with Combivir/Viramune

Hi Doctors:I have my doctor's appppointment coming up soon and am curious about a few things which I plan to ask my doctor. I've been taking Combivir and Viramune for three years now. Is there a one pill regimine yet for this combo? Does...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Unfortunately, there isn't a triple-drug combo pill of AZT/3TC (Combivir) and nevirapine (Viramune) in the US. [The triple combo actually exists as an off-patent, generic in India, though].There is debate about the risk of... Read more »

Trizivir or Viracept/Combivir

My T cell count is 132 and viral load 250000 I have never been on any hiv meds. I have met with 2 doctors. One is suggesting viracept/combivir and the other trizivir. Any help or insight you could give would be appreciated.....these are hard...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question. You've raised the difficult, but very important question about which regimen to start with.With the understanding that you have moderately advanced AIDS and a relatively high baseline viral load; most opinion... Read more »

Generic Drugs

I was shocked to find out that my insurance has now mandated a 100% co-payment for brand name drugs. This change results in my out of pocket expenses equalling over $22,000.00 per year. I am currently taking Sustiva, Combivir, and Viread, and they...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I am not sure if your plan is saying that it covers generic drugs only or possibly that it requires 100% for brand drugs when a generic is available. The latter is what I am used to seeing. I suggest you get some detailed information from the... Read more »
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Cost of Combivir (Duovir) and Cost of efavirenz(Sustiva) in Canada

Posted by raj1984
Hey pals this is urgent , I need to know the cost of Combivir and Sustiva in Ontario (CANADA) . Please quote the price of Brand and not Generic . This is very urgent I am need to submit to immigration lawyer. Read more »

Cost of Combivir (Duovir) and Cost of efavirenz(Sustiva) in Canada

Posted by raj1984, 1 Reply
Hey pals this is urgent , I need to know the cost of Combivir and Sustiva in Ontario (CANADA) . Please quote the price of Brand and not Generic . This is very urgent I am need to submit to immigration lawyer. Read more »

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

Starting medication soon combivir/kaletra...

Posted by jimmyinvegas, 3 Replies
Is this a typical start?

combivir
kaletra

Then after 2-3 months he said he would put me on something else. Been positive for about 4 years (never on meds, they are on their way in mail), My current numbers are 528/140,280. Was up at about 690,... Read more »