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Combivir Vs Epzicom

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Epzicom - Combivir

Years ago, I failed on a combination of meds that included Combivir. Then, I went on Ziagen/Viramune/Videx and it worked for me for 10 years. Now, my doctor is recommending Epzicom/Isentress (he wants to get me off Videx to cut down on...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...virus had picked up a resistance mutation to epivir, it would be the most common mutation on a treatment failure that included combivir. Also, there are some zidovudine (also part of combivir) mutations that could effect ziagen. Videx may... Read more »

epzicom/sustiva or combivir/sustiva

Hi Dr. Young! I am 37, have been HIV positive for about 2 years and had continuously drop in cd4... Read more »

Combivir change to Kivexa (Epzicom)

Hi. I took Combivir together with Sustiva for 3 1/2 years, virus load undetectable almost... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Epzicom

...Potential drug interactions:  See also the drugs contained in Epzicom, Epivir and Ziagen, for more information. Do not take Combivir, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Trizivir, Ziagen, Emtriva, Truvada, or Atripla while taking Epzicom, since all or part of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Combivir

...Combivir -- Epivir (lamivudine, 3TC), and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT). Do not take zidovudine (Retrovir), Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Epzicom, Trizivir, Emtriva, Truvada, stavudine (Zerit), or Atripla while taking Combivir, since all or part of these... Read more »
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FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...for about two years. My doctor wants me to start treatment. He gave me two choices: Epzicom + Sustiva (efavirenz, Stocrin) or Combivir (AZT/3TC) + Sustiva. I have no liver or kidney issues. Which of these regimens is better for me to start with? ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

...had kidney problems: your dose of lamivudine may need to be lowered. Lamivudine is also available in Combivir, Trizivir and Epzicom. Combivir contains AZT and lamivudine. Trizivir contains AZT, lamivudine, and abacavir. Epzicom includes abacavir... Read more »
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New to Epzicom...Help with side-effects

Posted by Keoki, 1 Reply
...Anybody out there on Intellence and Epzicom? I'm new to Epzicom. I had to stop Truvada, because of kidney function issues. I'm having a bit of a hard time adjusting to Read more »

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depression

Posted by dElle, 6 Replies
...everyone. I just wanted to get some feedback on anyone who is taking antidepressants. I have been + for over 3 years and am taking Epzicom and Sustiva. HIV has not taken over my life and I am fairly well adjusted (numbers are great too). As... Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...here at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that you may have. ... Read more »