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Do People Take Sustiva With Combivir

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combivir sustiva to atripla

I have been on combivir and sustiva for 6yrs.Cd4 654 and vl 78.I switched to Atripla 7days ago so far no problems.Do you think my vl of 78 is ok for the switch or should I have been ud for this to be a safe change.My vl for the past few years has...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...of the 3 medicines in Atripla are essentially the same as in your old combo and the third (tenofovir) usually works well in people with AZT resistant virus (AZT is also part of combivir). If the switch does not fully suppress teh virus you still... Read more »

Combivir/Sustiva vs Atripla

Hello Dr. Henry, I would like to know if switching from my current and only regimen of combivir and... Read more »

combivir/sustiva vs atripla

Hello, I'm considering switching from combivir/sustiva to the new one a day regimen atripla. Do you... Read more »
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Switching From Combivir to Truvada Keeps HIV Undetectable, Improves Blood Fats, But Fails to Improve Limb Fat

... A study presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC / IDSA meeting in Washington, DC found that people who switched from Combivir (zidovudine/AZT + lamivudine/3TC) to Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine/FTC) maintained their control Read more »
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Atripla

...Diarrhea, nausea, fatigue, headache, dizziness, depression, insomnia, abnormal dreams, and rash. Dose cannot be adjusted for people with kidney problems. Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS) may occur as the immune system regains... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

...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... Read more »
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Sustiva kicking my a##

Posted by sunflower, 8 Replies
...pushed hard..yet) and I was feeling like I was going crazy - that maybe it was something else - Now I am convinced it is the Sustiva. I tried taking in morning and that was a disaster - way too loopy/fuzzzy for work. I was taking Paxil, and am... Read more »

Combivir and Sustiva

Posted by paman1964, 5 Replies
...viral load is then. I have not had any side affects from meds but am so tired! Any of you feel tired from either combivir or sustiva?? Read more »

sustiva vs crixivan

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and choloesteral have starting to creep into the high values. My doc has now suggested dropping Crixivan for Sustiva? He states of the 50 patients in his practice that have done this only 1 has not maintained ... Read more »

Dreams question

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
...I have been on the Combivir/Sustiva for the little over a year now that I have known about my status. I had my first day of the sustiva holucinations and dreams Read more »