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Combivir Medication

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Should I continue taking my combivir medication?

Like many others may I start by congratulating you on this website - I have spent lots of time browsing through confusing, conflicting jargon elsewhere before stumbling on this website ran by an individual that talks in understandable English and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...period. This possibility is remote at best.) With the limited information provided, I would advise it is safe to discontinue PEP (Combivir). I would agree with your plan for an HIV test at the three-month mark.2.The vast majority of HIV-infected... Read more »

Combivir & Viramune as my medication regimen?

I'm 59 y/o.. positive for 5 years...the first & only meds my doctor had me on is Combivir &... Read more »

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... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Counterfeit Drugs: Check Combivir, Serostim, Epogen

...pharmaceutical manufacturers and the FDA havebeen warning medical professionals and patients about wronglylabeled or counterfeit drugs. Combivir: On May 10, GlaxoSmithKline announced that it hadreceived four reports of bottles labeled as... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...Epivir-HBV, Epzicom, Trizivir, Emtriva, Truvada, stavudine (Zerit), or Atripla while taking Combivir, since all or part of these medications are already in Combivir or have equivalent medications. Tips: Combivir is the combination of... Read more »

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

... la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): Lamivudina/ zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combivir, is a combination 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 Although GSK did not give details as to why the application was withdrawn, N.Y. Read more »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 »

Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
...I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be Read more »

about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...induction/maintenance strategy starting with an intense four-drug Kaletra (LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir)-based regimen along with Combivir [AZT/3TC] + Viread [tenofovir]. can you tell me side effects with these? also is facial lipotrophy a side... Read more »