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Do People Take Combivir With Reyataz And Norvir

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Truvada

...reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One tablet (300 mg Viread and 200 mg Emtriva) once a day, with or without food, and no food restrictions. Dosing frequency needs to be adjusted for people with decreased kidney function. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: $1,118 / month Manufacturer...
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Switching from Atripla to Reyataz + Truvada + Norvir

I'm 35 years old, I started treatment Sep, 2006 with sustiva + combivir, then my CD4 count was 170. Then in September 2008, I switched to Atripla. Since the first month my CD4 never went up 300, but my viral load is <50 all the time. Recently, I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...don't have any history of drug resistance, switching therapies for side effects is usually without significant risks. Some persons experience the efavirenz side effects that you've listed. For these persons, a switch from efavirenz (Sustiva,... Read more »

Combivir+Reyataz+1 Norvir

Hi, I have been HIV positive for 2 years and just started meds. I started with Combivir and Sustiva. I broke out in a rash all over my body and stopped taking Sustiva right away. I have continued the Combivir for the past 2 weeks while I waited for...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...experienced. Some think the low dose ritonavir will not lead to any problems with lipodystrophy, but we can't be sure of that. Some people would use the Reyataz without Norvir boosting for precisely this reason. If any risk exists with the... Read more »

switching from combivir to ziagen and epivir

Hi, I am a 35 year old male. I am currently on Reyataz and combivir. My viral load is undect. and tcells in the 600s. I have been on combivir for 2 and half years(use to take it with Kaletra) and the reyataz for about a year. I switched from Kaletra...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...is fine. Studies have shown that abacavir and another drug, tenofovir, are not associated with fat loss. In fact studies of people with fat loss while on d4T or AZT have found gains in fat when these people switched to either abacavir or... Read more »

Combivir/Norvir

Follow-up: Dr Pierone, thank you so much for your response about adjusting my Combivir/Norvir treatment to a new timezone. You asked about why I am taking this combination - I am from Eastern Europe and I was given this medication by my doctor. No...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Some people are able to tolerate full-dose Norvir (I assume you are on either 400 or 600 mg twice daily) without problems and do well for Read more »
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...(ritonavir). Can taking any of these medications with a big bowl of oatmeal reduce their absorption? Can Reyataz reduce a person's tolerance for alcohol? Can taking Reyataz without food cause drug resistance? How much food should Reyataz... 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 »

First Lab results - to med or not to med?

Posted by vbd1966, 2 Replies
I'm newly diagnosed (does 2 months still count as new?) and I just got my first set of lab results back. CD4 of 558 and VL of 130K. Doctor's not inclined to start me on meds since CD4 is high, but at the same time a VL of 130K still means I carry... Read more »

Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...500. I 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... Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...Is there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and Read more »