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Do I Need To Take Viramune

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Skinny legs & Arms/Combivir,Viramune NEED HELP!

Hi, I'm 27yrs old have been poz now for a little over 2yrs. I'm on Combivir, Viramune and lipitor. My Viral load is Undectable under 50 copies and my T-cell cd4 is at 600.I have noticed the last year my legs and arms getting really skinny I can see...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Once you have discussed with your doctor to determine that what you are seeing is really fat loss and lipoatrophy in your legs and arms then you may wish to consider modifying your combinations to remove the AZT component present in your Combivir. ... Read more »

Atripla switched to Viramune and Truvada

I was switched from Atripla to Viramune and Truvada about 7 months ago by my doctor. We were... Read more »

Viramune to Atripla switch

Hello, after almost 10yrs on Combivir/Viramune looking to switch to Atripla. Have remained... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Viramune

... Common Name: nevirapine Brand Name: Viramune Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs, or non-nukes) Standard Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

... ne-VYE-ra-peen --> Brand Name: Viramune Other Name(s): BI-RG-587, NVP, Nevirapina Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Nevirapine, also Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Public Health Advisory for Nevirapine (Viramune)

...a public health advisory to inform health care providers and patients about recent safety-related changes to the nevirapine (Viramune) label (package insert) and about appropriate use of HIV triple combination therapy containing nevirapine, which... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

...Other Drugs? What Is Nevirapine? Nevirapine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Viramune. It is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see ... Read more »
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Started TRUVADA and VIRAMUNE last night at 6pm

Posted by Augustus, 3 Replies
This is my first experience with fighting my HIV infection that I was diagnosed with on July 1 2005. So far, everything seems normal, even a wee bit better than normal as I feel a great weight lifting. I have agonized over starting meds for 2... Read more »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
...gave in to temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days. The first night, it was two hours after taking the viramune / truvada. The next day, it was in the afternoon. No problems other than a little stomach upset. However... Read more »

Viramune

Posted by 2twotango, 1 Reply
...I recently began taking Viramune and Truvada and I have noticed that about 10-15 minutes after taking it I feel like the lights in the room are getting brighter. Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
I started this combo July 13, 2007 and had an immediate reaction in the form of a fever that lasted about a week. My next labs showed an undetectable VL and 689 CD4 count. Pretty good from the 16,000 copies VL and 350 ish CD4 leading into the... Read more »