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Do People Take Sustiva With Viread And Emtriva

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Viread

...nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs, or nukes) Standard dose: One 300 mg tablet 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: $771.54 / month Manufacturer contact: ...
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sustiva, viread and emtriva

My viral load is 15.000 and my cd4 320. My doctor suggested a once daily therapy with sustiva, viread and emtriva. Do you think is it a good combination? Is it dangerous for lipoatrophy?ThanksPedro
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...future. Third, the combination has done very well in a recent study comparing it to Combivir and Sustiva with higher rates of people getting to a viral load of less than 50 copies/mL and less toxicity. Lastly, it is unlikely to cause much in... Read more »

sustiva/viread dual combo??

I am taking viread and sustiva only. I've been on this for over a yr with good results, but everybody who hears of it says that its a strange combination.Should I be concerned that this is not the best meds for me, or just be happy that its working...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...and some others have seen this happen as well. The real risk though, is that a 2 drug NNTRI-based regimen may work in some people, but overall be more likely to fail.That said, since it is working for you (I assume you mean the viral load is... Read more »

sustiva + gileads nukes

Can you develop lipoatrophy if you taking Sustiva, Viread and Emtriva? If so, what is the likelihood? What about other side effects? Is it the best regimen in that respect? Thank you very much.
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...years in Gilead study 903. This was highly effective, laeding to sustained suppression of viral load over 3 years in 73% of people who started on it at the beginning of the study, and over 95% of those who actually took it for the three years. ... Read more »

Emtriva+Sustiva+Viread... Food or no food?

After doing some research and consulting with my doctor and the treatment advocate from his office, we tentatively decided that Combivir and Sustiva would best suit my work and lifestyle.Now, at the last minute, just as I was getting my first Rx for...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...one and in the U.S. Emtriva and Viread will soon be released in a combination pill. There is also a one pill combination of Sustiva, Emtriva, and Viread in the works. It is best to take this combination on an empty stomach at bedtime. Viread... Read more »
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Emtriva

...Standard dose: One 200 mg capsule once a day, with or without food, and no food restrictions. The dosing needs to be adjusted for people who have decreased kidney function. It is also available as an oral solution; for children 0-3 months the... 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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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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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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Tested pos in June 2010 (Atripla)

Posted by Timothy, 5 Replies
Tested Pos in June of this year, I got my CD4 count at 255 and my VL at 225,000. I was put on Atripla a few weeks ago so just waiting till the next visit to see if my count is going up any. The Atripla has made me very sleepy and almost a high out... Read more »

single one a day pill

Posted by Anonymous
...companies, would be a milestone in improving the simplicity of treatment for the disease, experts say. It should make it easier for people to take their medicine regularly, which is important for keeping the virus that causes the disease in... Read more »

fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Hi all! Im one of those who just tested postive. My cd4 is 320 and as per my doctor Im on what you call "gray zone" level. Done with my baselines and all of my lab tests are negative. I may not be advise to take medications for the time being but Im... Read more »

OMG - Just started Sustiva

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...I took my first sustiva (once daily) pill about 6 hours ago and I'm finally concious enough to walk around. Please tell me that those side effects go Read more »