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Do People Take Epzicom 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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Lipo - switch Sustiva for Reyataz

Dear doc,Im 33 yo, currently taking sustiva kivexa / epzicom for 14 months now, VL undetactable / CD4 666. I started this treatment trying to avoid lipodystrophy which hit me hard legs, butt and face - in my inicial combo: nelfinavir ddI d4T. I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...if you have no history of drug resistance/virologic failure. My general experience with boosted or unboosted atazanavir with Epzicom (Kivexa) has been good regarding fat distribution concerns. KH Read more »

Need of Once Daily

I have been HIV positive for 4 years now. I am allergic to Norvir and because of depression can not take Sustiva. I was on Epzicom once a day and seemed to work for about a year. Now I am starting Isentrees, Zerit, Viread. I have to take the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Once a virus starts to develop resistance to medication it becomes harder to treat. This often adds an additional challenge to people who find it difficult to take medications due to schedules or side effects (as in your case). Unfortunately... Read more »

Boosted vs. Unboosted Reyataz

There was a study (ARIES) released at IAS 2009 which indicated that unboosted Reyataz performed as well as boosted Reyataz with Epzicom. Has this caused you to change your prescribing practices regarding Reyataz in your clinic? Thanks.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...rare viral failure, and no obvious differences in the viral resistance patterns in these few patients.First, I think that many persons taking boosted PIs do extremely well, despite the sometimes obvious issues with ritonavir (Norvir). ... Read more »

sulfa allergy and emtriva

I was told that since my daughter has an allergy to sulfa medication that she would most likley not be able to take trizavir because of the rash, but now she is on emtriva and has had a reaction with fever and hives, vominting and the shakes, her...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...medications in Trizivir is abacavir (also part of ziagen and epzicom) that can elicit a severe hypersensitivity reaction in certain people. Your daughter's doctor should be tested for HLAB5701...if she is positive on the test she should not be... Read more »
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A Slice of Atazanavir, but Hold the Ritonavir: Switch to Unboosted Dose Still Effective After 120 Weeks, With Good Lipid Findings

...year beyond its original end date. Reyataz, a protease inhibitor, is one of the more common options out there for HIV-positive people starting their first treatment regimen. It's usually taken as a single, 300-mg pill once daily along with 100 mg... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada/Epzicom...morning or night?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which). Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking Read more »