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Components Of Truvada

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Reducing Dose Of Truvada?

I am wondering if it's virologically safe to reduce my Truvada dosage to half a tablet daily OR one full tablet every other day to minimize the risk of developing the NRTI associated side effects (mitochondrial toxicity & Kidney/ bone injury) ?I am...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...for raltegravir is relatively low, a too low dose of Truvada as you describe could well result in resistance to each of the components of Truvada and raltegravir which would compromise future options to control your HIV with a simple regimen. I... Read more »

Truvada is causing my kidney to leak Phosphorus, what's the alternative?

Both my HIV (Primary Care Physician) and my Kidney specialist,MD. Tell me that Truvada (tenofovir)... Read more »

Need for ritonovir-booster for Reyataz with Truvada in treatment-naive person?

I'm concerned about my MD's starting me on a combination of once-daily Truvada and Reyataz 400 mg... Read more »
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Truvada

... Combo Drug Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

... What Is Truvada? Who Should Take Truvada? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Truvada Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Truvada Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

... em-tri-SIT-uh-bean, te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): Emtricitabina/ Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabina)

... ¿Qué es Truvada? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Truvada? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo se Toma Truvada? ¿Cuáles Read more »
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Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
...and if it has, then I should consider a regimen change: replacing Sustiva component of Atripla with Isentress, keeping with Truvada part of Atripla. He thinks Isentress is a very "clean" drug, whereas Sustiva has the CNS effects. I'm just... Read more »

isentress and truvada

Posted by anfan4, 1 Reply
...im been on isentress and truvada for month and half and notice increased in blood pressure and any else had this problem. Will isentress cause this problem. Read more »

Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I am wanting to hear from anyone who have experienced taking Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir and how you have got on with the meds? I first started taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda and Read more »

Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2. Reyetaz+Norvir+Truvada.....I chose the latter.....can anyone already on this regimen comment on it? I am already a slim guy 5'11 140lbs... Read more »