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Do People Take Prezista With Epzicom

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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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Facial Wasting Prezista/Norvir/Truvada vs. Atripla

Hi, let me begin by thanking you for your great work on thebody.com, you can't imagine how helpful this site has been in the year since I've been diagnosed with HIV..I was diagnosed last year at the age of 23 and immediately began taking...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...would be to change to Truvada and Isentress. Atripla contains Sustiva, which has been linked to sleep disturbance in some individuals. Regardless of what direction you decide to take, a switch seems to be the logical approach at this juncture.... 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 »

missed dose two days in a row

hello, i was diagnosed just over a year ago and was quickly put on epzicom, prezista, and norvir. my vl has been either undetectable or <90 since January 2010. I have been 100% adherent, but realized this morning I had missed the last two days in...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. Many people have a similar experience.The good news is that since your viral load has been fully suppressed for so long missing a couple Read more »

Crestor and Prezista/Epzicom

Hello, Thanks for all the time you take to answer our questions.I have a great doctor but just thought I'd get a second opinion. My doc prescribed Crestor for high cholesterol and triglyceriedes, and I read that it had interactions with Prezista. ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...doing ok here. Crestor has a potential to have interactions with the protease inhibitors, ritonavir (Norvir) and darunavir (Prezista), though so long as you start on a lower dose of Crestor and are monitored for symptoms or findings of toxicity,... Read more »
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HIV Treatment Guidelines

...together a set of HIV treatment guidelines. Theguidelines provide a lot of useful information to help health care providersand HIV+ people make decisions about when to start, when to stop, and when tochange HIV medications. It also helps... Read more »
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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 »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg Read more »

Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
...I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from Read more »