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Do People Take Lexiva With Truvada

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Lexiva and Truvada

I'm on lexiva 700mg twice a day. Is there any problem NOT taking the ritonavir boost if a patient is PI naive and diligent about taking their meds? Also, for people with kidney problems it is alright to take Truvada QOD; what about people who...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
...resistance). Your total body weight isn't the real issue in the dosing of tenofovir, but rather your kidney function- since the 220# person has essentially the same size (or function) of kidney, there isn't a dose adjustment for this medication... Read more »

2ND TIME! IS MY QUESTION NOT IMPORTANT.

I just had a visit with my Doctor and i am starting treatment again soon. My question is. My Immune... Read more »

brain barrier

Dr. Moyle, I have been on Norvir,Lexiva,and Truvada for several yrs. with good results. However,... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

I don't know if I can do this...

Posted by allentownboy, 13 Replies
...day's dosage!! My body was incredibly shocked by the meds. I am terrified to take them again in the morning. I don't know how people handle it. If it is like this long term, I am not sure I can do this. Please, someone share their own... Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...weeks for his med recommendation. I love my husband, but right now I want to wring his neck. Also, I hate having to lie to people about his condition because so many people have been praying for him. He only wants to tell family and very close... Read more »