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Do People Take Sustiva With Truvada

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...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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Taking Sustiva / Truvada Together

Hi Doctor,I have been on Truvada / Sustiva for the past month, will be getting tested in a couple of days to see my reaction to the regimen (keep your fingers crossed).I am currently taking Truvada in the morning (say 8ish) and Sustiva around 11pm....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.There's no reason that you should have to take your regimen on a twice-daily basis. Both the Truvada and Sustiva can be taken at once (as is done in the triple combo, Atripla). Because of Sustiva's propensity to cause... Read more »

Toenail fungus & HIV meds

Hi.... Undetectable here, cd4 750. I've had a toenail fungus on a couple of nails for years and wondered if any oral treatments are safe for people on Sustiva/Truvada & Lipitor. My dermat. gave me Penlac, but this is so hard to keep up with &...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Often once weekly fluconazole or terbinafine daily for 3-6months can be safely used (monitor liver status) along with your other meds. Lipitor can impact the level of efavirenz. KH Read more »

Switching from Sustiva + Truvada to Viramune + Truvada

Hello and thank you so much for contributing your time, knowledge and experience to so many people.I have been taking Sustiva and Truvada for about a year now and have always had difficulty staying asleep with this regimen. In addition, I feel like...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The barrier to resistance for Viramune is fairly similar to that for Sustiva so I would not worry alot about the particular aspect of the switch. Viramune has less central nervous system (including sleep) Read more »

sustiva/truvada miracle?

i sholdnt have used the word co pay in my original question, my maximum that blue cross pays a year for meds is 1500.00 which was one month supply of sustiva/truvada so since i used my insurance for the first prescription not knowing the cost it...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...This is interesting. I had not heard of people in the US getting drugs from Cipla. I am not sure if there have been through evaluations of the bioequivalence of Cipla's version Read more »
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...commonly develops later), ask about switching the timing of your dose little by little until you're taking it in the daytime. Some people in recovery from substance use will experience flashbacks. Other side effects may include rash, nausea,... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...(ritonavir) and a two-drug combination pill like Truvada or Combivir (AZT/3TC). By my count that's four HIV meds, and I thought most people started by taking three. Do I really need to take all four meds? Before I started taking Sustiva ... Read more »
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Isentress Equal to Sustiva in First Line Therapy

...(efavirenz) at suppressing HIV levels. It also showed that using Isentress resulted in higher CD4 counts. STARTMRK included 563 people who had never been on HIV therapy. Half received Isentress (400mg, 2x a day) or Sustiva (600m, 1x a day) with ... Read more »
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...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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Sustiva and Truvada

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...When I first started using Sustiva and Truvada the pills seem to be beating the virus. My doctor is concerned that my numbers (VL#'s) keep going up and down. Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) Read more »


Posted by tuffnftl, 4 Replies
i just started this pill any ideas or feedback or what to expect anyone please help thx kenny Read more »

New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...wondered if anybody knew as to when the above co-formulated combo will be available? I s it this year? I am starting with Truvada + Sustiva, but as I not keen on taking tablets anyway, I would rather take just 1 tablet instead of 2. Thank you Read more »