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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.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...then I'd be in general agreement that a switch off of TDF would be worth considering. Current US and European guidelines list Epzicom (abacavir+3TC) as an alternative, especially in persons like you who are not genetically predisposed to having... Read more »

which medication work best with KIVEXA

I am HIV+ for 20 years on KIVEXA and reyataza right now. I wanted to change reyataz because of... Read more »

Switching from sustiva to kaletra? Please post, I am so depressed!

Hello dear doctor McGowan!I`m 38 year old male from East Europe. Started treatment - Kivexa... Read more »
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FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...37 years old and have been HIV positive for about two years. My doctor wants me to start treatment. He gave me two choices: Epzicom + Sustiva (efavirenz, Stocrin) or Combivir (AZT/3TC) + Sustiva. I have no liver or kidney issues. Which of these... Read more »
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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...two months. Is this good or should I have reached an undetectable level by now? A few months ago, my husband started taking Epzicom (abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) and Kaletra. However, I'm frustrated by how slow his progress has been. His viral load... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...the drugs contained in Truvada -- Viread and Emtriva. Do not take with Emtriva, Viread, Atripla, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Combivir, Epzicom, or Trizivir, since all or part of these medications are already in Truvada or have equivalent medications. The... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...effectiveness or more side effects. Alternativeregimens include: NNRTI-based regimens Sustiva (efavirenz) and Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) or Combivir Viramune (nevirapine) and Combivir ... Read more »
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Posted by italiameri, 4 Replies
GAS - Yes, I know - it s a subject some consider too silly to discuss and many of us simply accept as part of the package but man - it is bad. Am on Viramune/Truvada. Have done food allergy tests etc to no avail. Am lactose intolerant but that is it... Read more »

Latest numbers

Posted by JonCO, 3 Replies others, but my latest labs are unhappy news. I have been on meds for 6 months (in a study with Kaletra/Truvada or Kaletra/Epzicom). VL has been undetectable for about two months, now it came back at 104. Cd4 varies, but last time was 250,... Read more »

I am on my last leg..

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
...Well this weekend I am headed off to Denver to get my last 3 month supply of Kaletra, Epzicom / Truvada for the HEAT study I am participating in. It has been a good two year ride for me with really no complaints at once Read more »

New to all this... from England

Posted by Jeeves01, 7 Replies
...following choices of combo's, and I wondered if any of you could offer your opinions as to their tolerability, potency etc: - Epzicom + Sustiva - Truvada + Sustiva - Truvada + Reyataz + Norvir My Doctor has filled me in as to the pro's/con's of... Read more »