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Do Sustiva And Truvada Work Well Together

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Sustiva, Truvada and Diarrhea

Well from my blood work I have been doing pretty well. This past summer I was diagnosed with HIV. Before I started treatment my Vload was 147,000 and my CD4 count was 145. At my second lab work after treatment my Vload was about 1,000 and my CD4...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Mile diarrhea is annoying but generally not a cause for major alarm. Your HIV specialist should be made aware of all the details you provided here. The tenofovir component of the Truvada does cause loose stools in a minority of patients. New... Read more »

Sustiva and Truvada/Herbal therapy updates

I was prescribed Paxil for mild anxiety but turned to St. Johns Wort in the last few months because... Read more »

Taking Truvada and Sustiva together at bedtime

About a month ago my doctor started me on Truvada and Sustiva. I have never taken HIV meds before.... Read more »
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

New York, NY and Foster City, CA -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced they have obtained data supporting bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of... Read more »

Switching to Stribild From Non-Nuke or Protease Inhibitor Regimens Works Well

So with all the positive news about integrase inhibitors in initial HIV treatment, is it safe to switch patients from other NNRTI (non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor)- or PI (protease inhibitor)-based regimens to integrase inhibitor... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sustiva Electric Dreams

I was driving home, tired from working a long day, yawning, trying to keep my eyes open. I got off of Lake Shore Drive and continued north on Sheridan Road until my turn at Granville Ave. The street looked desolate and was littered with bits of... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sustiva: Personal Experiences With the New NNRTI Part I: Hail to Sustiva

There has been much said about the new NNRTI (non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor). Some of the press has been good, such as its once-daily dosing and the fact that there are no food restrictions as with many of the protease inhibitors.... Read more »
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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) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with,... Read more »

Are you a long term Sustiva/Truvada user

Posted by soimnotalone, 2 Replies
I am curious about the long term effects of these medicines from actual users. I read the pamphlets and what doctors "claim" but I wanted some feedback from actual users
Thanks for responding ;) Read more »

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. One 3 month period they will be as low as 245 the next 945 the next 485 and then 644. My... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Diagnosed in Feb 2006 started on Sustiva/Truvada immediately as had a lot of KS lessions and CD4 226 AND VL >100,000. Since then VL fallen to 1600, 300 and in July 200. CD4 has gone to 330 then back to 240. KS has stopped developing and lessions... Read more »