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Do Prezista And Epzicom Work Well Together

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Prezista as first line HAART for newly diagnosed

Hi Dr. McGowan,I am 24 and was diagnosed with HIV in May 2009, after becoming seriously ill for several months with sinus and chest infections as well as asthma and jock itch. I recommended to my GP that he test me for HIV even though he said it...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...needed.The combination you are one should have little potential to cause facial wasting. The older drugs in the same class as epzicom were more likely to cause this, as you pointed out. Keep an eye on it, but don't let it become a major focus... Read more »

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... Read more »

starting meds! URGENT DECISION!!

hi, my cd4 are almost at 200 and i need to take a decision next week. The 2 options i have are:2... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

...the drugs contained in Truvada -- Viread and Emtriva. Do not take with Emtriva, Viread, Atripla, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Combivir, Epzicom, or Trizivir, since all or part of these medications are already in Truvada or have equivalent medications. The... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

... 1-866-961-7169 . ViiV Healthcare: MySupportCard -- All former GSK and Pfizer HIV drugs are covered (Combivir, Epivir, Epzicom, Lexiva, Rescriptor, Retrovir, Selzentry, Trizivir, Viracept, and Ziagen). This is still the easiest program to... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...effectiveness or more side effects. Alternativeregimens include: NNRTI-based regimens Sustiva (efavirenz) and Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) or Combivir Viramune (nevirapine) and Combivir ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...approved: Atripla (Sustiva plus Emtriva plus Viread) Combivir (Retrovir plus Epivir) Epzicom (Epivir plus Ziagen) Trizivir (Retrovir plus Epivir plus Ziagen) Truvada (Emtriva... Read more »
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What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »

Work place woes

Posted by 12yrspoz, 1 Reply
...How do you deal with the stress of having HIV and co-workers that stress you even more? Read more »

depression medication dont work on me

Posted by nycman, 1 Reply
...i used to take depression medication years ago and i stop because didnt work on my. now i trying aggain and dont like. they just dont work on me and i feel like a somby and high. please any coments anybody Read more »

Will I be able to work??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I posted some questions over in the "I just tested positive forum" under the heading "Will I be able to work??". I'd really be grateful for any responses to that post. Thx and God bless you all. Read more »