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Do Combivir Reyataz And Norvir Work Well Together

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Truvada

...132 pounds and 200 mg for those who weigh less than this. Higher Videx (ddI) concentrations could increase the risk of ddI-associated adverse events, including neuropathy. See tips. Viread decreases the concentration levels of Reyataz. In addition, Reyataz and Kaletra increase Viread concentrations. The reason for these interactions is unknown. The FDA suggests that patients receiving Reyataz and Truvada should be monitored for...
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Why is my doctor recommending Kaletra and Combivir to start?

hi there. I tested positive 3 weeks ago and just got my intitial blood work results back. My CD4 is 284 and my viral load is 98,000. The doctor thinks i might have been infected for 3-5 years and has asked me to come back in 4 weeks to repeat the...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...lopinavir and is dosed twice daily. It has a long track record, but has more side effects than the combination of ritonavir (Norvir) and atazanavir (Reyataz) and most experienced HIV doctors would use this instead. Combivir is a combination of... Read more »

ZERIT AND FAT WASTING

MY PROVIDER RECENTLY CHANGED MY MEDS. AFTER NEARLY 3 YEARS ON COMBIVIR AND VIRRAMUNE I DECIDED TO TRY A DRUG HOLIDAY. I BECAME RESISTANT TO THE COMBIVIR AND WAS SWITCHED TO KALETRA, ZERIT, TENOFOVIR AND DAPSOME. WITHIN ONE WEEK MY BUTT AND LIMBS...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...2 drug regimen. Although this is not a standard treatment it usually works because Kaletra is so potent. The advantages of Reyataz over Kaletra mainly revolve around its better tolerability. It is boosted with 100mg of Norvir instead of 200mg... Read more »

LESS NORVIR, MORE REYATAZ? REDUCE NORVIR?

I'm on meds since 2004, taking Norvir 100, truvada and 300mg reyataz- all ONCE a day.I'm doing great, CD4 at 480 and undetectable.I know that Norvir stays longer than 24 hrs in the system. I want to take it less, maybe 5 times a week.I can't touch...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...is complicated and you do not want to do anything that might jeopardize your success.I believe that it would be risky to take norvir less than once per day. That is not to say it wouldn't work but there is no data or experience doing this and if... Read more »

What now after Combivir/Sustiva (stocrin) failure?

my son has been using stocrin and combivir for his hiv treatment. his CD 4 started to drop and his viral load was very high it was 1190 the last time i checked. the doctor has prescribed him KALETRA, VIDEX and ZERIT or TENOFOVIR as the second line...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...almost always better treatment options. For first virologic failure on Combivir and Sustiva, our team would typically use Norvir, Reyataz, and Viread as the new regimen. The reason is that Norvir and Reyataz are better tolerated than Kaletra,... Read more »
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FAQs About Reyataz (Atazanavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...and Reyataz Starting Treatment I'm about to start meds. My doctor recommended I start with Truvada (tenofovir/FTC), Norvir (ritonavir) and a choice of either Reyataz (atazanavir) or Prezista (darunavir, TMC114). He mentioned that... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...PI-based regimens Prezista (darunavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada (tenofovir +emtricitabine) Reyataz (atazanavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada Integrase inhibitor-based regimen ... Read more »
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Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...provider. Call toll-free 1-800-556-8317 or visit www.kaletra.com for more information. (As this issue went to press, plans for a Norvir co-pay program were announced.) Boehringer Ingelheim: Viramune Co-Pay Savings Card -- Covers Viramune;... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Lexiva (fosamprenavir) Norvir (ritonavir) Prezista (darunavir or TMC-114) Reyataz (atazanavir) Viracept (nelfinavir) Fixed-Dose Combinations ... Read more »
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Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 2 Replies
...hello Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are 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 »

Results and Cholesterol

Posted by movingon, 6 Replies
...and again. Any tips for getting cholesterol down ? i know about fish oil tablets, eating oats etc , but none of them seem to work. My only explanation for the rise in cholesterol was that the blood was taken right after Christmas where i had been... Read more »

atripla first medication regimen

Posted by JavierNYC, 6 Replies
hello everyone my doctor is going to start me on atripla the one a day pill this will be my first regimen and im glade because its only one pill a day, has anyone taken this medication? i hear that some people have nightmares is that true, im... Read more »