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Do Kaletra And Epzicom Work Well Together

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Epzicom + Kaletra

I am 37 y/o male CD4 569, VL undetectable. Have been taking Kaletra/truvada for aprox 5 years never missed a dose. On recent labs I was told I presented with 30+ proteinuria attributed to truvada use. After sensitivity testing to abacavir, my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for your post.Your's is an important question. Tenofovir (TDF, part of Truvada and Atripla) is rarely associated with kidney injury; the risk of TDF-associated injury seem to be higher in persons who either have kidney... Read more »

Switching from Viracept and Comvivir to Kaletra and Epzicom

Hi,I am switching from Viracept and Combivir to Kaletra and Epzicom due to resistance. I am very... Read more »

epzicom truvada,kaletra study

My brother has agreed to join the study in which he will be given Kaletra,6 pills daily along with... Read more »
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Isentress plus Kaletra

Posted by Danigirl, 2 Replies
Has anyone taken a combination of Isentress and Kaletra? My husbands ID doctor called in this prescription after he had a reaction from the Atripla. We are new at this but I understand that traditionally the two aren't given together. The only... Read more »

First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »

New to Epzicom...Help with side-effects

Posted by Keoki, 1 Reply
Anybody out there on Intellence and Epzicom? I'm new to Epzicom. I had to stop Truvada, because of kidney function issues. I'm having a bit of a hard time adjusting to the Epzicom...nausea, lethargy, and just not "feeling right." Any information... Read more »

well well well .. Atripla doing its magic!

Posted by rookie, 2 Replies
Just came back from the doctor and this was a damn good appointment! I guess I am just going through what millions have gone through in the past, but dunno.. I am just so grateful!. Numbers were too good to be true. Only a month after starting the... Read more »