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Do Kaletra And Truvada Work Well Together

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Atripla or Truvada/Kaletra for lipo concerns

I have beginings of lipoatrophy and am very upset. My doc briefly mentioned Atripla or Truvada/Kaletra instead of what I'm on: Combivir/Sustiva. Which one is better for fat? I feel compelled to take aggressive action against this problem. Have u...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...AZT should certainly decrease risk of further loss and may help reverse things. So, a switch from Combivir to tenofovir/FTC (Truvada or 2/3rds of Atripla) should help.As for the efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin, part of Atripla) vs... Read more »

Kaletra/Truvada side effects

I am on a phase IV clinical trial of truvada/kaletra. It is my first regimine. It has worked... Read more »

Insomnia and then some...

A while back I asked for assistance for chronic insomnia. They suggested Tylenol PM which I tried... Read more »
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... 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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FAQs About Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...we can do to improve his health more quickly? I'm ready to start meds for the first time. My doctor has recommended either Truvada (tenofovir/FTC) + Kaletra or Truvada + Viramune (nevirapine). Which option is less toxic and has less side... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Dosage | Side Effects | Coinfections | Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) | Availability Starting Treatment My HIV diagnosis has just been confirmed, although Read more »
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...assistance for both Invirase and Fuzeon. Call 1-877-757-6243 or visit for more information. Gilead Sciences: Truvada Co-Pay Assistance Program -- Covers Truvada, Emtriva, and Viread. For high co-pays only; kicks in above $50... Read more »
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Need To VENT...

Posted by sweetpea9919, 1 Reply
...back on them yesterday. The treatment I was on years ago wasn't an option, as I am resistant to those meds. I'm on KALETRA and TRUVADA. It's only been 12 hours and I'm already not happy. Is anyone out there on the same treatment? I've never... Read more »

Just Started Meds

Posted by mkejb, 2 Replies
...emotionally. Anyway, after my second back-to-back round of labs, my counts are pretty dismal, so I have begun taking meds. I am on Truvada/Kaletra. My question is what should I expect as I begin? I have been on them for 4 days now and I am... Read more »

about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...scared.. about to start treatment. My dr wants to use an 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... Read more »


Posted by exitrow, 4 Replies
...I recently started taking Sustiva and Truvada after my numbers dropped significantly in October. I was very hesistant and wasn't prepared to enter the next stage, a major Read more »