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Do Isentress And Truvada Work Well Together

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Does Truvada and Stocrin work for me?

Dear Dr HenryMy partner started on truvada and stocrin about 3 weeks ago and his CD4 count increased from 264 to 266, CD% increased to 16% from 13.1% and viral load decreased from 378,000 copies to 6,230 copies. Does the medications work for him? I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Truvada + Stocrine (efavirenz) is generally a highly effective initial antiretroviral regimen. There is some baseline resistance to Read more »

Is my treatment working? Prezista+Truvada+Norvir

Hi, I recently started taking HIV medicines, May 22nd of this year to be exact. When I started... Read more »

Sustiva and Truvada works.

I was recently diagnosed with HIV in late March of 2006. The only reason it was found, because I... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...patients (those who have never been on HIV drug therapy). In December 2009, U.S. HIV guidelines added Isentress along with a Truvada backbone as a preferred regimen for treatment-naive patients. The guidelines noted drawbacks: twice-a-day dosing,... 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 »
The Body

How Isentress Works: An Interview With David Wohl, M.D.

...take its genetic information and convert it to our genetic information. [NRTIs such as: Combivir, Emtriva, Epivir, Retrovir, Truvada, Videx, Viread, Zerit and Ziagen; and NNRTIs such as: Sustiva (Stocrin) and Viramune] We now have something... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... 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 »
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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 »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 2 Replies
...he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there he correct are these going to work for me? i havent been taking my meds and going to do my best to get back on track... any insite would be... Read more »

My boyfriend got his latest blood work results

Posted by RedDirtGirl, 2 Replies
...were at 90 and his viral load undetectable. Well, about 3 months ago his doc switched his meds and just last week he had bloodwork done. I've been really nervous waiting on the results that finally came in today. His viral load is still... Read more »

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 »