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Truvada

Brand name: Truvada Generic name: emtricitabine/tenofovir, or FTC/TDF Class: Nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside/nucleotide, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, Inc., www.gilead.com , (800) GILEAD-5 (445-3235) AWP: $1,427.09/month Standard Dose: For adults and pediatric patients 12 years or older and weighing more than 77 pounds, one tablet (200 mg...
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cant find the right 3rd. component

hello Dr. Young, you are always so kind with your counselling here. I have been on ARVs for 11 months now. Viral Load went from 50,000 to undetectable, CD4 counts have slowly improved from 140 to 190, my % went from 4 to 5. My ARVS have been always...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.First off, please don't take just the Truvada and Reyataz- you'll risk developing drug resistance and jeopardizing many good future treatment options. Don't give up yet on the No Side Effects Club just yet.... Read more »

Bad Reaction to both Intelence/Truvada, and Isentress/Truvada

I recently started medication for HIV for the very first time. My doctor first put me on Intelence/Truvada as I was worried about the CNS side effects of Atripla/Sustiva. After being on the medication for 8 days, I had almost no energy and could...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your interesting question.I think that your conclusion could very well be correct. While diarrhea is not commonly associated with the medications in Truvada (tenofovir and emtricitabine), I do think that your history of similar... Read more »

What is the best replacement of Truvada

i am on Truvada and Isentress after i switched from Truvada,Norvir and Prezista.I was switched from those Prezista and Norvir because my Cholesterol was going up.I stayed with Truvada,and Isentress came to replace the 2 guys norvir and...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
If you are trying to replace the Emtricitabine (FTC) component of truvada, then the easiest thing to do would be to replace it with lamivudine (3TC, Epivir) and also obtain the tenofovir component of truvada as a separate med called Viread... Read more »

WHAT BRAND OF PMMA OR ITS COMPONENTS SHOULD I GO FOR?

WHAT KIND OF BRAND OF PMMA AND ITS COMPONENTS SHOULD I CHOOSE FOR BUTTOCKS AUGMENTATION? PLEASE ADVISE, I WANT IT DONE ASAP. THANK YOU DOCTOR....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Probably the better question to ask is, which doctor should I choose for buttock augmentation? The outcome is more dependent on the expertise of the treating doctor. Most of PMMA buttock augmentation is performed in Mexico and Brazil. Dr. Luis... Read more »
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Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
Just a saw a new provider at my ID clinic. We discussed 'quality of life,' and my perceived lack thereof. He asked me if that had worsened over the more than 2 years I have been on Atripla; I said I was unsure. He told me to think about it, and... Read more »

Atripla vs. Complera vs. Truvada: How to decide?!?

Posted by TheGoodLife, 5 Replies
I've combed over these three drugs and it all runs in circles. I lean toward one then the other. Can any one offer their experience as a reference? Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with,... Read more »

drugs that can be used with norvair and truvada

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am resistant to Sustiva and have a rash because of the Reyataz. what other combinations of drugs can be used with truvada and norvair? Read more »